أخذ

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See also: آخذ‎, اخذ‎, احد‎, أجد, and أحد

Arabic[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From root ء خ ذ(ʾ-ḵ-ḏ). From Proto-Semitic *ʾaḫað-. Cognate with Hebrew אָחַז(aḥáz), Aramaic ܐܚܕ‎(ʾeḥaḏ), Sabaean [script needed] (ʾḵḏ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʔa.xa.ða/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

أَخَذَ (ʾaḵaḏa) I, non-past يَأْخُذُ‎‎ (yaʾḵuḏu)

  1. to take
  2. to take along
  3. to get, to receive, to obtain
  4. to seize, to grab, to take hold
  5. to perceive, to notice
  6. to gather, to understand, to infer, to deduce
  7. to grip, to captivate, to spellbind
  8. to keep, to observe, to adopt, to embrace, to follow
  9. to accept
  10. to admonish, to urge, to drive
  11. to enjoin, to impose
  12. to strip, to deprive, to cut off, to bar
  13. to reproach, to blame
  14. to obligate
  15. to learn, to study
  16. to begin, to start, to prepare to, to set out to, to be about to, to get ready to (followed by a non-past verb)
    أَخَذْتُ أَبْكِي‎ ― ʾaḵaḏtu ʾabkīI began to cry
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Descendants[edit]
  • Gulf Arabic: خذا(/ˈχɘðɘ/,/ˈχɪðɘ/)

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

أَخَّذَ (ʾaḵḵaḏa) II, non-past يُؤَخِّذُ‎‎ (yuʾaḵḵiḏu)

  1. to put under a spell, to enchant, to bewitch
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Etymology 3[edit]

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Noun[edit]

أَخْذ (ʾaḵḏm

  1. verbal noun of أَخَذَ (ʾaḵaḏa) (form I)
  2. acceptance, reception
  3. seizure
  4. taking away, removal
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References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “ءخذ”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN