جهاد

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See also: جہاد

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verbal noun from جَاهَدَ (jāhada, to struggle against, to fight for), from the root ج ه د (j-h-d)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

جِهَاد (jihādm

  1. verbal noun of جَاهَدَ (jāhada) (form III)
  2. struggle, effort
  3. fight, battle
  4. (Islam) jihad, holy war
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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

جَهَاد (jahādm

  1. hard, rugged land; land in which there is no herbage; level, smooth land
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Lane, vol. I (1863), pp. 473-474.
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “جهد”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic جِهَاد (jihād).

Noun[edit]

جهاد (cihad)

  1. jihad, holy war, crusade
  2. fight, struggle, battle

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic جَهَاد (jahād).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

جهاد (jehâd)

  1. (Islam) jihad, holy war, crusade
  2. fight, struggle, battle

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