Definition: Arabic root, to be(come) empty, vacant. a. cipher, zero; decipher, from Arabic ṣifr, empty (translation of Sanskrit śūnyam, cipher, dot), from ṣafira, to be(come) empty, vacant; b. Safar, from Arabic ṣafar, Safar, probably from ṣafira (see above).

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