جهد

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See also: جہد and ج ه د

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ج ه د ‎(j-h-d)

Verb[edit]

جَهَدَ ‎(jahada) I, non-past يَجْهَدُ‎ (yajhadu)

  1. to strive, to struggle, to labour, to exert oneself, to take pains, to endeavor (especially in the sense of strenuously, to the utmost of one's ability, etc.)
  2. (transitive) to overwork, to overtax, to fatigue, to exhaust

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

جَهْد ‎(jahdm

  1. verbal noun of جَهَدَ ‎(jahada) (form I)
  2. labour, toil, exertion, effort

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

جُهْد ‎(juhdm

  1. power, ability
  2. to the limit of, as much as (جُهْدَ (juhda) used as preposition)
    هُوَّ أَكَلَ جُهْدَ طَاقَتِهِ.
    huwwa ʾakala juhda ṭāqatihi.
    He ate to the limit of his ability.

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Lane, vol. I (1863), pp. 473-474.