ناس

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Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from النَّاس(an-nās), contraction of الْأُنَاس(al-ʾunās). Cognate with Aramaic אֲנָשָׁא(ʾănāšā), Classical Syriac ܐܲܢܵܫܵܐ, ܢܵܫܵܐ(ʾanāšā, nāšā), Biblical Hebrew אֱנוֹשׁ(ʾĕnōš) (whence English Enos).

Noun[edit]

نَاس (nāspl pers (plural only)

  1. mankind, people, humans

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