جدة

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Feminine of جَدّ(jadd, grandfather, ancestor).

Noun[edit]

جَدَّة (jaddaf (plural جَدَّات(jaddāt), masculine جَدّ(jadd))

  1. grandmother
  2. Eve (wife of Adam)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Aramaic גידא / גודא‎, same. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Proper noun[edit]

جِدَّة or جُدَّة (jidda or juddaf

  1. Jeddah (port city in Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea)
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Noun[edit]

جِدَّة or جُدَّة (jidda or juddaf (obsolete)

  1. bank, side, edge of a waterbody
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Etymology 3[edit]

Verbal noun of جَدَّ(jadda, to be new).

Noun[edit]

جِدَّة (jiddaf

  1. verbal noun of جَدَّ(jadda, to be new) (form I)
  2. newness, recency
  3. novelty
  4. modernness, modernity
  5. rebirth, renaissance
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Etymology 4[edit]

From the root ج د د(j-d-d).

Noun[edit]

جُدَّة (juddaf (plural جُدَد(judad))

  1. streak, tract, path, stria
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an (in Arabic), 35:27:
      وَمِنَ الْجِبَالِ جُدَدٌ بِيضٌ وَحُمْرٌ مُّخْتَلِفٌ أَلْوَانُهَا وَغَرَابِيبُ سُودٌ
      wamina l-jibāli judadun bīḍun waḥumrun mmuḵtalifun ʾalwānuhā waḡarābību sūdun
      And in the barrows there are streaks of bright white, of reds of sundry shades, and of raven’s black.
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References[edit]

  • gd2”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Badawi, Elsaid M.; Abdel Haleem, Muhammad (2008) Arabic-English Dictionary of Qurʾanic Usage (Handbook of Oriental Studies; 85), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 157
  • Fraenkel, Siegmund (1886) Die aramäischen Fremdwörter im Arabischen (in German), Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 285
  • Freytag, Georg (1830), “جدة”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 1, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, pages 250–251