وقف

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root و ق ف (w-q-f)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

وقف (wáqafa) (perfect, imperfect يقف, Verb form I)

  1. to come to a stop, to come to a standstill
  2. to stop
  3. to pause, to hesitate
  4. to stand

Verb[edit]

وقف (wáqqafa) (perfect, imperfect يوقف, Verb form II)

  1. to bring to a stop, to bring to a standstill
  2. to arrest, to halt, to stop
  3. to obstruct, to hamper
  4. to park (a car)
  5. to erect, to raise

Noun[edit]

وقف (waqfm, plural أوقاف (ʾawqāf)‎

  1. stopping, halting
  2. discontinuation, suspension
  3. stay, standstill
  4. pausing, resting
  5. blocking
  6. impediment, obstacle
  7. discharge, dismissal, removal
  8. (Islam) a waqf, religious endowment, endowment fund
  9. inalienable property

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