حال

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ح و ل (ḥ-w-l).

Verb[edit]

حَالَ (ḥāla) I, imperfect يَحُولُ‎ (yaḥūlu)

  1. to change, to be transformed
  2. to shift, to turn, to pass, (transitive or with إِلَى (ʾilā)) to grow into, (with إِلَى (ʾilā)) to become
  3. to deviate, to depart, to dodge, to evade (with عَنْ (ʿan))
  4. to elapse, to pass, to go by

Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

حَالَ (ḥāla) I, imperfect يَحُولُ‎ (yaḥūlu)

  1. to prevent (with دُونَ (dūna))
  2. to intervene, to interfere, to interpose

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

حَالٌ (ḥālm, f, plural أَحْوَالٌ‎ (ʾaḥwāl)

  1. condition, state, situation
  2. position, status
  3. attitude, bearing, posture
  4. circumstance
  5. case
  6. present, actuality
  7. matter, affair, concern

Preposition[edit]

حَالَ (ḥāla)

  1. during, right after, immediately upon

Persian[edit]

Noun[edit]

حال (hâl)

  1. condition
  2. state
  3. health

Related terms[edit]