منع

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root م ن ع(m-n-ʿ).

Noun[edit]

مَنْع (manʿm

  1. verbal noun of مَنَعَ (manaʿa) (form I)
  2. prevention

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Persian: منع(man')
  • Turkish: men

Verb[edit]

مَنَعَ (manaʿa) I, non-past يَمْنَعُ‎‎ (yamnaʿu)

  1. to hinder, to prevent, to repel
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 38:75:
      قَالَ يَا إِبْلِيسُ مَا مَنَعَكَ أَنْ تَسْجُدَ لِمَا خَلَقْتُ بِيَدَيَّ أَسْتَكْبَرْتَ أَمْ كُنْتَ مِنَ الْعَالِينَ
      qāla yā ʾiblīsu mā manaʿaka ʾan tasjuda limā ḵalaqtu bi-yadayya ʾa-stakbarta ʾam kunta mina l-ʿālīna
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  2. to defend, to protect
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 21:43:
      أَمْ لَهُمْ آلِهَةٌ تَمْنَعُهُمْ مِنْ دُونِنَا
      ʾam lahum ʾālihatun tamnaʿuhum min dūninā
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  3. (modern) to forbid, to prohibit, to ban

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Egyptian Arabic: منع(manaʿ)
  • Maltese: mana'
  • South Levantine Arabic: منع(manaʕ)

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مَنَعَ(manaʿa).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

منع (manaʿ) (perfect, imperfect يمنع(yimnaʿ), Verb form I)

  1. to prevent, to obstruct, to block

Conjugation[edit]


Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مَنْع(manʿ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian منع
Iranian Persian
Tajik манъ (manʾ)

منع (man')

  1. prevention

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

منع (man')

  1. prohibited

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
م ن ع

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مَنَعَ(manaʿa)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ma.naʕ/, [ˈma.naʕ]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

منع (manaʕ) (form I, present بمنع(bimnaʕ), passive participle ممنوع(mamnūʕ))

  1. to forbid
    Synonym: حرّم(ḥarram)
    Antonym: سمح(samaḥ)
  2. to prevent
    خبّرت صاحباتها يغسّلو إيديهم منيح عشان نمنع انتشار العدوى.‎‎
    ḵabbarat ṣāḥebātha yḡasselu ʔīdēhom mnīḥ ʕašān nimnaʕ intišār il-ʕadwa
    She told her friends to wash their hands well in order to prevent the spread of the infection.

Conjugation[edit]

    Conjugation of منع (manaʕ)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m منعت(manaʕt) منعت(manaʕt) منع (manaʕ) منعنا(manaʕna) منعتو(manaʕtu) منعو(manaʕu)
f منعتي(manaʕti) منعت(manʕat)
present m بمنع(bamnaʕ) بتمنع(btimnaʕ) بمنع(bimnaʕ) منمنع(mnimnaʕ) بتمنعو(btimnaʕu) بمنعو(bimnaʕu)
f بتمنعي(btimnaʕi) بتمنع(btimnaʕ)
subjunctive m أمنع(ʔamnaʕ) تمنع(timnaʕ) يمنع(yimnaʕ) نمنع(nimnaʕ) تمنعو(timnaʕu) يمنعو(yimnaʕu)
f تمنعي(timnaʕi) تمنع(timnaʕ)
imperative m امنع(imnaʕ) امنعو(imnaʕu)
f امنعي(imnaʕi)