يرقان

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Arabic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Aramaic יַרקָאנָא‎ / ܝܰܪܩܳܢܳܐ(yarqānā). Contaminated in Arabic with the root ء ر ق(ʾ-r-q) related to sleeplessness.

Noun[edit]

يَرَقَان (yaraqānm

  1. mildew (plant disease), blight
  2. jaundice

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

يَرَقَان (yaraqānm (collective, singulative يَرَقَانَة‎ f (yaraqāna) or يَرَقَة‎ f (yaraqa), paucal يَرَقَانَات(yaraqānāt) or يَرَقَات(yaraqāt))

  1. (colloquial) larvae

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References[edit]

  • yrqn”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Fraenkel, Siegmund (1886) Die aramäischen Fremdwörter im Arabischen (in German), Leiden: E. J. Brill, pages 149–150
  • Freytag, Georg (1830) , “أُرَاق”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 1, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 27
  • Freytag, Georg (1837) , “يرقان”, 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 518
  • Lane, Edward William (1863) , “يرقان”, in Arabic-English Lexicon, London: Williams & Norgate, page 50
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (1985) , “يرقان”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, published 2011, →ISBN, page 1446