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رف

رف

See also: رق

Arabic

Pronunciation

Noun

رَفّ (raff) m (plural رُفُوف (rufūf))

  1. verbal noun of رَفَّ (raffa) (form I)
  2. shelf
  3. flight
  4. whatnot
Declension

Etymology 2

Verb

رَفَّ (raffa) I, non-past يَرِفُّ‎ (yariffu)

  1. to gleam
Conjugation

Verb

رَفَّ (raffa) I, non-past يَرُفُّ or يَرِفُّ‎ (yaruffu or yariffu)

  1. to tremble
  2. to flutter
  3. to twitch
  4. to flicker
Conjugation

Verb

رَفَّ (raffa) I, non-past يَرُفُّ or يَرِفُّ‎ (yaruffu or yariffu)

  1. to serve diligently (لِ (li) someone)
Conjugation
References
  • Wehr, Hans (1976), رف”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 3rd edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-001-8
  • رف” in Edward William Lane (1863), Arabic-English Lexicon, London: Williams & Norgate

Persian

Etymology

Cognate with English rift.

Noun

رف (raf)

  1. rack
  2. shelf
  3. ledge