Classical Arabic - English Dictionary

by Edward William Lane (1801-1876)

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اكد اكر اكف

1. ⇒ أكر

أَكَرَ, aor. ـِ {يَأْكِرُ}, inf. n. أَكْرٌ, He tilled the ground; ploughed it up for sowing. (Mṣb.)

Root: اكر - Entry: 1. Signification: A2

He dug the ground. (TA.)

Root: اكر - Entry: 1. Signification: A3

He cut, or dug, a river, or canal, or rivulet. (Mṣb.)

Root: اكر - Entry: 1. Signification: A4

And أَكَرَ, aor ـُ, (TA,) inf. n. as above; (Ḳ;) andتأكّر↓; (Ḳ;) He dug a hollow, or cavity, in the ground, for water to collect therein and to be baled out therefrom clear: (Ḳ, TA:) orتأكّر↓ أُكَرَّا signifies he dug hollows, or cavities, in the ground. (Ṣ.)

3. ⇒ آكر

آكرهُ, (TḲ.) inf. n. مُؤَاكَرَةٌ, (Ṣ, Ḳ,) He made a contract, or bargain, with him to till and sow and cultivate land for a share of its produce; syn. of the inf. n. مُخَابَرَةٌ. (Ṣ, Ḳ, TA.) The doing of this is forbidden. (TA.)

5. ⇒ تأكّر

see 1, in two places.


أُكْرَةٌ A hollow, or cavity, dug in the ground, (Ṣ, Mṣb, Ḳ,) in which water collects, and from which it is baled out clear: (Ḳ:) pl. أُكَرٌ. (Ṣ, Mṣb.)

Root: اكر - Entry: أُكْرَةٌ Dissociation: B

Also a dial. var. of كُرَةٌ, (Ḳ,) [A ball] with which one plays: (TA:) [and a sphere, or globe:] but it is of weak authority. (Ḳ.)


إِكَارَةٌ, as used in practical law, Land which is given by its owners to men who sow and cultivate it [app. for a certain share of its produce: see 3]. (Mgh.)


أَكَّارٌ A tiller, or cultivator, of land: (Mṣb, Ḳ:) pl. أَكَرَةٌ; as though it were pl. of آكِرٌ, (Ṣ, Mṣb, Ḳ,) like as كَفَرَةٌ is pl. of كَافِرٌ. (Mṣb.)

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