حافظ

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Arabic[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ح ف ظ (ḥ-f-ẓ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

حَافَظَ (ḥāfaẓa) III, non-past يُحَافِظُ‎ (yuḥāfiẓu)

  1. to preserve, to maintain, to keep up, to uphold, to sustain
  2. to supervise, to control, to watch over, to watch out for
  3. to take care, to attend, to pay attention
  4. to keep, to follow, to observe, to comply, to conform
  5. to protect, to guard, to defend
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Derived from the active participle of حَفِظَ (ḥafiẓa, to guard, to keep, to memorize (esp. the Koran)), from the root ح ف ظ (ḥ-f-ẓ).

Noun[edit]

حَافِظ (ḥāfiẓm

  1. guard, guardian, keeper, custodian, caretaker
Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

حَافِظ (ḥāfiẓm (plural حُفَّاظ (ḥuffāẓ) or حَفَظَة (ḥafaẓa))

  1. hafiz (one who knows the Qur'an by heart)
Declension[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

حَافِظ (ḥāfiẓm

  1. A male given name, Hafez

Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic حافظ, from verb حفظ (to preserve, to protect, to defend).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

حافظ (hâfez)

  1. retaining

Noun[edit]

Hâfez-e Shirâzi

حافظ (hâfez)

  1. protector
  2. guardian
  3. keeper
  4. preserver
  5. hafiz (one who knows the Qur'an by heart)

Proper noun[edit]

حافظ (Hâfez)

  1. Hafez

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian حافظ, from Arabic حافظ, from verb حفظ (to preserve, to protect, to defend)

Adjective[edit]

حافظ (hāfiz) — Hindi spelling: ह़ाफ़िज़ (ह़āfiz)

  1. retaining

Noun[edit]

حافظ (hāfizm (Hindi spelling ह़ाफ़िज़)

  1. keeper
  2. guardian
  3. protector
  4. governor
  5. preserver
  6. hafiz (one who knows the Qur'an by heart)

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