أخذ

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Arabic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From root ء خ ذ (ʾ-ḵ-ḏ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

أَخَذَ (ʾaḵaḏa) I, non-past يَأْخُذُ‎ (yaʾḵuḏu)

  1. to take
  2. to take along
  3. to get, to receive, to obtain
  4. to seize, to grab, to take hold
  5. to perceive, to notice
  6. to gather, to understand, to infer, to deduce
  7. to grip, to captivate, to spellbind
  8. to keep, to observe, to adopt, to embrace, to follow
  9. to accept
  10. to admonish, to urge, to drive
  11. to enjoin, to impose
  12. to strip, to deprive, to cut off, to bar
  13. to reproach, to blame
  14. to obligate
  15. to learn, to study
  16. to begin, to start, to prepare to, to set out to, to be about to, to get ready to (followed by a non-past verb)
    أَخَذْتُ أَبْكِيʾaḵaḏtu ʾabkī ― I began to cry

Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

أَخَّذَ (ʾaḵḵaḏa) II, non-past يُؤَخِّذُ‎ (yuʾaḵḵiḏu)

  1. to put under a spell, to enchant, to bewitch

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

أَخْذ (ʾaḵḏm

  1. verbal noun of أَخَذَ (ʾaḵaḏa) (form I)
  2. acceptance, reception
  3. seizure
  4. taking away, removal

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