نحت

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See also: نجب, نجت, and نحب

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
ن ح ت(n-ḥ-t)

Inherited from Proto-Semitic *naḥat-.

Verb[edit]

نَحَتَ (naḥata) I, non-pastيَنْحُتُ⁩‎ (yanḥutu)

  1. to carve (wood or stone), to sculpt, to shave, to plane, to smooth, to scratch, to saw off, to excavate (a rock)
  2. (figurative) to lie with
  3. (figurative) to emaciate a camel (toilsome journey)
  4. (figurative) to opprobriate, to chide

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

نَحْت (naḥtm

  1. verbal noun of نَحَتَ(naḥata) (form I)
  2. carving (carved object)
  3. (grammar) compounding; univerbation, portmanteauing etc. of new words

Declension[edit]