نجس

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ن ج س(n-j-s).

Verb[edit]

نَجُسَ (najusa) I, non-past يَنْجُسُ‎‎ (yanjusu)

  1. to be unclean, to be impure
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ن ج س(n-j-s).

Verb[edit]

نَجِسَ (najisa) I, non-past يَنْجَسُ‎‎ (yanjasu)

  1. to be unclean, to be impure
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ن ج س(n-j-s).

Verb[edit]

نَجَّسَ (najjasa) II, non-past يُنَجِّسُ‎‎ (yunajjisu)

  1. to defile, to besmirch
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

From the root ن ج س(n-j-s).

Noun[edit]

نَجَس (najasm

  1. verbal noun of نَجِسَ (najisa) (form I)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 5[edit]

From the root ن ج س(n-j-s).

Adjective[edit]

نَجِس (najis) (feminine نَجِسَة(najisa), masculine plural نَجِسُون(najisūn), feminine plural نَجِسَات(najisāt), elative أَنْجَس(ʾanjas))

  1. unclean, impure
  2. irremediable
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Gulf Arabic: نيس(nayyis)
  • Persian: نجس(najes)

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic نَجِس(najis).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

Dari Persian نجس
Iranian Persian نجس
Tajiki Persian наҷас (najas)

نجس (najes) (comparative نجس‌تر‎, superlative نجس‌ترین‎)

  1. unclean
  2. filthy
  3. defiled

Synonyms[edit]