Arabic Word A Day

June 20, 2007

(تخيّر) – takhayyara – Arabic Word A Day

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(تخيّر) – takhayyara, verb, present tense (يتخير) yatakhayyaru

Meanings

  1. to choose, select, pick

Examples

  1. wa fa_kihatin mimma_ yatakhayyaru_n
    (وَفَاكِهَةٍ مِّمَّا يَتَخَيَّرُونَ);
    and fruit from which they will take their pick. – Quran 59:20

Etymology/Notes

From the root (خ ي ر) which means to choose or prefer

 

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