وقف

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root و ق ف (w-q-f).

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

وَقَفَ (waqafa) I, non-past يَقِفُ‎ (yaqifu)

  1. to come to a stop, to come to a standstill
  2. to stop
  3. to pause, to hesitate
  4. to stand
Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

وَقَّفَ (waqqafa) II, non-past يُوَقِّفُ‎ (yuwaqqifu)

  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
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Pronunciation 2[edit]

IPA(key): /waqf/ [wɑqf]

Noun[edit]

وَقْف (waqfm (plural أَوْقَاف (ʾawqāf))

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