نفخ

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ن ف خ(n-f-ḵ), the verb from Proto-Semitic *napaḫ-. Compare also Arabic نَفَحَ(nafaḥa, to forspread).

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

نَفَخَ (nafaḵa) I, non-past يَنْفُخُ‎‎ (yanfuḵu)

  1. to blow
  2. to blow up, to inflate
Conjugation[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

نَفْخ (nafḵm

  1. verbal noun of نَفَخَ (nafaḵa) (form I)
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Freytag, Georg (1837), “نفخ”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 4, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 310