حاجة

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Arabic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ħaː.d͡ʒa/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ح و ج(ḥ-w-j).

Noun[edit]

حَاجَة (ḥājaf (dual حَاجَتَانِ(ḥājatāni), plural حَاجَات(ḥājāt))

  1. need, necessity (act of needing something)
  2. need (thing needed)
  3. neediness, poverty
  4. want, desire
  5. matter, concern
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Etymology 2[edit]

Singulative noun composed of حَاج(ḥāj, Alhagi gen. et spp.) +‎ ـَة(-a).

Noun[edit]

حَاجَة (ḥājaf (singulative, collective حَاج(ḥāj))

  1. singulative of حَاج(ḥāj, Alhagi gen. et spp.)
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References[edit]

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

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic حاجَة(ḥāja).

Noun[edit]

حاجة (ḥāgaf (plural حاجات‎)

  1. thing

Pronoun[edit]

حاجة (ḥāgaf

  1. something (an unspecified object)

Hijazi Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic حَاجَة(ḥāja).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

حاجة (ḥājaf (plural حاجات‎ ‎(ḥājāt))

  1. a thing
  2. something

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