حفظ

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ح ف ظ (ḥ-f-ẓ)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

حَفِظَ (ḥafiẓa) I, non-past يَحْفَظُ‎ (yaḥfaẓu)

  1. to preserve, to conserve
  2. to protect, to guard, to defend
  3. to observe, to bear in mind, to comply
  4. to be mindful, to be heedful
  5. to keep up, to maintain, to sustain
  6. to retain, to uphold
  7. to hold, to have in safe-keeping, to take care
  8. to keep, to store, to put away
  9. to retain in memory, to remember, to know by heart
  10. to memorize, to commit to memory
  11. to reserve

Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

حَفَّظَ (ḥaffaẓa) II, non-past يُحَفِّظُ‎ (yuḥaffiẓu)

  1. to have someone memorize

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Verbal noun[edit]

حِفْظ (ḥifẓm

  1. preservation, maintenance, conservation, upholding
  2. protection, defense, guarding
  3. custody, safekeeping, storage
  4. observance, compliance
  5. memorization, memorizing, memory
  6. discontinuance, stay, suspension

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Verb[edit]

حفظ (ħífiẓ) (perfect, imperfect يحفظ, Verb form I)

  1. to memorize

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Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Arabic حِفْظ (ḥifẓ).

Noun[edit]

حفظ (hifz)

  1. keeping
  2. guarding
  3. protection