جاهد

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ج ه د (j-h-d).

Verb[edit]

جَاهَدَ (jāhada) III, non-past يُجَاهِدُ‎ (yujāhidu)

  1. to endeavor, to strive
  2. to fight
  3. to wage holy war against the infidels
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Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Active participle of جَهَدَ (jahada, to strive, to toil), from the root ج ه د (j-h-d).

Adjective[edit]

جَاهِد (jāhid) (masculine plural أَجْهَاد (ʾajhād))

  1. striving, labouring, toiling; being laborious, tedious, exerting
    جهد جاهد
    jahdun jāhidun
    a laborious labour, a severe difficulty or distress, etc.
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References[edit]
  • Lane, vol. I (1863), p. 474.