Arabic Word A Day

April 6, 2007

(أذن) – Arabic Word A Day

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(أذن) – udhunun, noun. Pl. (آذان) a_dha_n

Meanings

  1. ear
  2. handle (of a cup)

Examples

  1. la_ yasma’uka, fi_ udhunayhi QuTnun.
    (لا يسمعك ، في أذنيه قطن);
    He won’t hear you, there’s cotton in his ears.
  2. li naja’alaha_ lakum tadhkiratan wa ta’iyaha_ udhunun wa_’iyah.
    (لِنَجْعَلَهَا لَكُمْ تَذْكِرَةً وَتَعِيَهَا أُذُنٌ وَاعِيَةٌ);
    So as to make it a reminder to you, and so that an open ear takes heed of it. – Quran 69:12
  3. akhadha bi udhuni ‘l-ka’s
    (أخذ بأذن الكأس);
    He grabbed the cup’s handle.
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