حال

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See also: خال and چال

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ح و ل (ḥ-w-l).

Verb[edit]

حَالَ (ḥāla) I, non-past يَحُولُ‎ (yaḥūlu)

  1. to change, to be transformed
  2. to shift, to turn, to pass, (transitive or with إِلَى (ʾilā)) to grow into, (with إِلَى (ʾilā)) to become
  3. to deviate, to depart, to dodge, to evade (with عَنْ (ʿan))
  4. to elapse, to pass, to go by
Conjugation[edit]
References[edit]

Verb[edit]

حَالَ (ḥāla) I, non-past يَحُولُ‎ (yaḥūlu)

  1. to intervene, to interfere, to interpose
  2. to prevent (with دُونَ (dūna))
Conjugation[edit]
References[edit]
  • Wehr, Hans (1976), “حال”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 3rd edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-001-8

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

حَال (ḥālm, f (plural أَحْوَال (ʾaḥwāl))

  1. condition, state, situation
  2. position, status
  3. attitude, bearing, posture
  4. circumstance
  5. case
  6. present, actuality
  7. matter, affair, concern
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Preposition[edit]

حَالَ (ḥāla)

  1. during, right after, immediately upon
Inflection[edit]

Persian[edit]

Noun[edit]

حال (hâl)

  1. condition
  2. state
  3. health

Related terms[edit]