שא

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Judeo-Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic شَاءَ(šāʾa).

Verb[edit]

שא ‎(šāʾa)

  1. to will, want, wish
    • Genesis 1:3 in Saadia Gaon's Tafsir (circa 10th century)
      ושא אללה אן יכון נור פכאן נור׃
      wašāʾa llāhu ʾan yakūnu nūrun fakāna nūrun.
      And God willed there to be light, and then there was light.