جهد

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ج ه د (j-h-d)

Verb[edit]

جَهَدَ (jahada) I, non-past يَجْهَدُ‎ (yajhadu)

  1. to strive, to struggle, to labour, to exert oneself, to take pains, to endeavor (especially in the sense of strenuously, to the utmost of one's ability, etc.)
  2. (transitive) to overwork, to overtax, to fatigue, to exhaust

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Verbal noun[edit]

جَهْد (jahdm

  1. labour, toil, exertion, effort

Noun[edit]

جُهْد (juhdm

  1. power, ability

References[edit]

  • Lane, vol. I (1863), pp. 473-474.