مكان

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Etymology[edit]

Noun of place from the verb كَانَ(kāna, to be), from the root ك و ن(k-w-n).

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Noun[edit]

مَكَان (makānm (plural أَمْكِنَة(ʾamkina) or أَمَاكِن(ʾamākin))

  1. place, location, position
  2. status, dignity
  3. in place of
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 7:95:
      ثُمَّ بَدَّلْنَا مَكَانَ ٱلسَّيِّئَةِ ٱلْحَسَنَةَ حَتَّى عَفَوْا
      ṯumma baddalnā makāna s-sayyiʾati l-ḥasanata ḥattā ʿafaw
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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  • Gulf Arabic: مُكان(mʊkan)
  • Azerbaijani: məkan
  • Kazakh: мекен (meken)
  • Persian: مکان(makân)
  • Ottoman Turkish: مكان(mekan)