ذهب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ذ ه ب (ḏ-h-b).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ذَهَبَ (ḏahaba) I, non-past يَذْهَبُ‎ (yaḏhabu)

  1. to go, to travel
  2. to go away, to leave, to depart
  3. to disappear, to vanish
  4. to decline, to dwindle
  5. to perish, to die, to be destroyed
  6. to abduct, to steal, to sweep away, to annihilate
  7. to lead someone, to conduct someone, to take someone along
  8. to think, to believe, to hold the view, to be of the opinion
  9. to escape, to slip, to lose sight of, to forget
  10. to ignore, to skip, to omit
  11. to prepare to, to be about to
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Denominal verb from ذَهَب (ḏahab, gold).

Verb[edit]

ذَهَّبَ (ḏahhaba) II, non-past يُذَهِّبُ‎ (yuḏahhibu)

  1. to gild
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Cognate with Hebrew זָהָב (zaháv, gold).

Noun[edit]

ذَهَب (ḏahabm, f

  1. gold
  2. gold coin
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