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. 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
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References[edit]

  • Lane, vol. I (1863), pp. 473-474.

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Arabic جِهَاد(jihād).

Noun[edit]

جهاد ‎(cihad)

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

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Arabic جِهَاد(jihād).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

جهاد ‎(jehâd)

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

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