مفصل

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See also: مفضل

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun of place from the root ف ص ل(f-ṣ-l), with the noun itself forming the denominal root م ف ص ل(m-f-ṣ-l), whence تَمَفْصَلَ(tamafṣala, to connect as joints; to form a joint), among others, derives.

Noun[edit]

مَفْصِل (mafṣilm (plural مَفَاصِل(mafāṣil))

  1. knuckle
    Synonym: بُرْجُمَة(burjuma)
  2. skeletal joint
    Synonym: مَوْصِل(mawṣil)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Derived from the passive participle of فَصَّلَ(faṣṣala, to detail), from the root ف ص ل(f-ṣ-l).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

مُفَصَّل (mufaṣṣal) (feminine مُفَصَّلَة(mufaṣṣala), masculine plural مُفَصَّلُونَ(mufaṣṣalūna), feminine plural مُفَصَّلَات(mufaṣṣalāt))

  1. detailed
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Azerbaijani: müfəssəl
  • Persian: مفصل(mofassal)
  • Turkish: mufassal
  • Uzbek: mufassal

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “مفصل”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
ف ص ل

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مَفْصِل(mafṣil).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maf.sˤal/, [ˈmɑf.sˤɑl]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

مفصل (mafṣalm (plural مفاصل(mafāṣel))

  1. joint (anatomy)
  2. hinge (of a door etc.)