Arabic Suffix word senses
Total 25 word senses
- ات (Suffix) Suffix used to pluralize feminine nouns and adjectives ending in ـَة (-a).
- ات (Suffix) Suffix used to pluralize non-human nouns.
- ان (Suffix) Suffix used in forming intensive adjectives of the pattern فَعْلَان (faʕlān), e.g. تَعْبَان (taʕbān, “tired”), عَطْشَان (ʕaṭšān, “thirsty”), غَضْبَان (ḡaḍbān, “angry”), زَعْلَان (zaʕlān, “annoyed”), كَسْلَان (kaslān, “lazy”), نَعْسَان (naʕsān, “drowsy”). These adjectives generally have a feminine in َـى (-ā), e.g. عَطْشَى (ʕaṭšā), كَسْلَى (kaslā), نَعْسَى (naʕsā).
- ان (Interfix) Interfix used in forming nisba (relative) adjectives, inserted between the base noun and the ending ـِيّ (-iyy), e.g. أَنَانِيّ (ʔanāniyy, “selfish”), based on أَنَا (ʔanā) or عَالَمَانِيّ (ʕālamāniyy, “worldly, secular”), based on عَالَم (ʕālam, “world”).
- ان (Suffix) Suffix added to a noun or adjective to form the nominative dual form.
- ة (Character) ة (tāʔ marbūṭa) is a variant of the letter ت (tāʔ) used at the end of words. It is formed from the letter ه (hāʔ) with the addition of the two overdots of ت (tāʔ).
- ة (Suffix) Suffix used to form feminine adjectives from masculine adjectives.
- ة (Suffix) Suffix used to form feminine nouns from masculine nouns referring to people.
- ة (Suffix) Suffix used to form singulative nouns (referring to one item) from collective nouns (referring to a collection of items): for instance, بَقَرَة (baqara, “cow”) from بَقَر (baqar, “cattle”) or شَجَرَة (šajara, “tree”) from شَجَر (šajar, “trees”).
- ة (Suffix) Suffix used to form instance nouns (nomina vicis, referring to a single instance of an action) from verbal nouns: for instance, اِبْتِسَامَة (ibtisāma, “a smile”) from اِبْتِسَام (ibtisām, “smiling”) or اِنْتِفَاضَة (intifāḍa, “an uprising, an intifada”) from اِنْتِفَاض (intifāḍ, “rising up, shaking off”).
- ة (Suffix) Suffix used to form abstract nouns from nisba adjectives in ـِيّ (-iyy): for instance, اِشْتِرَاكِيَّة (ištirākiyya, “socialism”) from اِشْتِرَاكِيّ (ištirākiyy, “socialist”). Alternatively, the combination of the two suffixes can be viewed as a single suffix ـِيَّة (-iyya).
- ة (Suffix) Suffix used to form nouns referring to devices from occupational/characteristic nouns and adjectives (e.g. دَبَّابَة (dabbāba, “tank”) from دَبَّاب (dabbāb, “crawling, crawler”)) and from active participles (e.g. طَابِعَة (ṭābiʕa, “printer (computing device)”) from طَابِع (ṭābiʕ, “printer (person)”)).
- ة (Suffix) Suffix used to form nouns of various sorts from adjectives: for instance, قَرِينَة (qarīna, “connection”) from قَرِين (qarīn, “connected”) or مُعَلَّقَة (muʕallaqa, “poster, placard”) from مُعَلَّق (muʕallaq, “suspended”).
- ت (Character) The third letter of the Arabic alphabet. Its name is تَاء (tāʔ) and it has the sound of English t. It is preceded by ب (b) and followed by ث (ṯ).
- ت (Symbol) The twenty-second letter in traditional abjad order, which is used in place of numerals for list numbering (abjad numerals). It is preceded by ش (š) and followed by ث (ṯ).
- ت (Symbol) Short for تِلِفون (tilifōn, “telephone (number)”). Used before phone numbers.
- ت (Symbol) An emoticon representing a face with a large smile, more commonly used on languages that use the Perso-Arabic script like Arabic, Farsi, and Urdu.
- ت (Suffix) Form of ة (when further suffixed with a possessive pronoun).
- ت (Suffix) Dialectal form of ة (-at)
- ت (Preposition) particle denoting an oath, used only in تَٱللّٰهِ (tal-lāhi)
- ت (Verb) Abbreviation of تُوُفِّيَ (tuwuffiya, “died”).
- جي (Suffix) Forms nouns that refer to occupations.
- ن (Character) The twenty-fifth letter of the Arabic alphabet. It is preceded by م (m) and followed by ه (h).
- ن (Symbol) The fourteenth letter in traditional abjad order, which is used in place of numerals for list numbering (abjad numerals). It is preceded by م (m) and followed by س (s).
- ن (Suffix) Suffix marking the short or long energetic mood of a verb that is preceded by لَ (la).
- ن (Pronoun) Alternative form of نِي (nī)
- وت (Suffix) A nominal suffix, occurring in Aramaic and Syriac borrowings, especially in abstracta; not used productively in Arabic, but often recognisable as a suffix on the basis of shared Semitic roots.
- ون (Suffix) Nominative-case suffix used to pluralize nouns and adjectives, generally masculine ones referring to people. The suffixe changes to ـِينَ (-īna) in the genitive and accusative cases.
- ون (Suffix) -ty
- ى (Character) Only written in the final position, transliterated ā. Also called أَلِف لَيِّنَة (ʔalif layyina, “flexible alif”). In the rare case of a rasm version of Quran, it is the yāʾ version.
- ى (Suffix) Used to form feminine adjectives.
- ي (Character) The twenty-eighth and final letter of the Arabic alphabet. It is preceded by و (w).
- ي (Symbol) The tenth letter in traditional abjad order, which is used in place of numerals for list numbering (abjad numerals). It is preceded by ط (ṭ) and followed by ك (k).
- ي (Suffix) bound object pronoun: me, my
- ي (Suffix) The nisba suffix, an extremely productive suffix used to derive adjectives (with the meaning “related to ...”) or nouns (with the meaning “person related to ...”) from other nouns: for instance, فَنِّيّ (fanniyy, “artistic, artist”) derived from فَنّ (fann, “art”), عِرَاقِيّ (ʕirāqiyy, “Iraqi, an Iraqi”) derived from عِرَاق (ʕirāq, “Iraq”).
- ي (Particle) Alternative spelling of يَا (yā) (vocative particle)
- ية (Suffix) Used to form abstract nouns from other nouns and from adjectives. Usually there is a parallel nisba adjective in ـِيّ (-iyy), with a parallel meaning. For example, اِشْتِرَاكِيَّة (ištirākiyya, “socialism”) is formed from اِشْتِرَاك (ištirāk, “sharing, cooperation”), with a corresponding nisba adjective اِشْتِرَاكِيّ (ištirākiyy, “socialist”). It is possible to analyze cases like these as e.g. اِش…
- ية (Suffix) Used to form nouns of various types from other nouns, e.g. device nouns such as بُنْدُقِيَّة (bunduqiyya, “rifle”) from بُنْدُق (bunduq, “hazelnut, bullet”).
- ين (Suffix) Oblique form, i.e. genitive and accusative form, of ـُونَ (-ūna, plural suffix). The corresponding construct form is ـِي (-ī).
- ين (Suffix) Oblique form of ـَانِ (-āni, dual suffix). The corresponding construct form is ـَيْ (-ay).
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