شغل

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

ش غ ل (š-ḡ-l)

Verb[edit]

شَغَلَ (šaḡala) I, non-past يَشْغَلُ‎ (yašḡalu)

  1. to occupy, to busy, to preoccupy
  2. to give trouble, to distract, to divert
  3. to occupy, to hold (office)
  4. to engage
Conjugation[edit]
References[edit]

شغل” in Hans Wehr and J. Milton Cowan (1976), A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic (third edition), Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-001-8

Verb[edit]

شَغَّلَ (šaḡḡala) II, non-past يُشَغِّلُ‎ (yušaḡḡilu)

  1. to occupy, to busy, to engage, to engross
  2. to employ, to put to work
  3. to operate, to run
  4. to produce, to manufacture, to fabricate
  5. to invest
Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

شُغْل (šuḡlm (plural أَشْغَال (ʾašḡāl) or شُغُول (šuḡūl))

  1. verbal noun of شَغَلَ (šaḡala) (form I)
  2. occupancy, filling, taking up
  3. detention, prevention, distraction
  4. occupation, activity
  5. work, job, business, concern
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

شَغْل (šaḡlm

  1. verbal noun of شَغَلَ (šaḡala) (form I)

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Noun[edit]

شغل (shughl?

  1. work, occupation

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic

Noun[edit]

شغل (šoğl)

  1. job
  2. work

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian شغل, from Arabic

Noun[edit]

شغل (šuğlm

  1. job
  2. work
  3. occupation
  4. business
  5. labor