Arabic Word A Day

May 6, 2007

(آخر ، أخرى) – Arabic Word A Day

Filed under: Arabic,nouns — arabicwordadayposts @ 2:37 pm

(آخر ، أخرى) a_khar, fem. ukhra_ , noun

Meanings

  1. other
  2. another

Examples

  1. ba’d al-Hajji ‘a_da rajulan a_khara.
    (بعد الحج عاد رجلا آخر);
    After pilgrimage, he returned another man.
  2. uri_du an ara_ha_ marratan ukhra_
    (أريد أن أراها مرة أخرى);
    I want to see her again.
  3. la_ uri_du hadhihi, uri_du ‘l-ukhra_
    (لا أريد هذه ، أريد الأخرى);
    I don’t want this one, I want the other.

Etymology/Notes

n/a

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