واجب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root verb وَجَبَ (wajaba) (wájaba), to be necessary.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

وَاجِب (wājib)

  1. necessary, indispensable, unavoidable, essential, inevitable, inescapable, requisite
  2. binding, obligatory, incumbent, imperative
  3. proper, adequate, fair

Noun[edit]

وَاجِب (wājibm, plurals واجبات‎ (wajibāt) or وجائب‎ (wajā’ib)

  1. duty, obligation
  2. requirement, necessity, exigency
  3. incumbency
  4. task, assignment

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Arabic واجب.

Adjective[edit]

واجب (vâjeb)

  1. necessary
  2. essential
  3. obligatory

Noun[edit]

واجب (vâjeb)

  1. necessity

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