حج

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ⁧ح ج ج(ḥ-j-j). Compare Hebrewחַג(ḥaḡ, feast-day), Classical Syriacܚܓܐ(ḥaggā, feast), Classical Syriacܚܳܓ(ḥāgg, to go around), Ge'ez ሕግ (ḥəgg, law), Ge'ez ሐገገ (ḥaggaga, to legislate, to decree). Perhaps related to ⁧حَقَّ(ḥaqqa, to be right) and words corresponding to this root in the other Semitic languages, there being for example Hebrewחוק(ḥóqq, law).

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

حَجَّ (ḥajja) I, non-pastيَحُجُّ⁩‎ (yaḥujju)

  1. to overcome, defeat, defend (with arguments, evidence, etc.)
  2. to convince
  3. (religion) to make a pilgrimage
    1. (Islam) to perform the hajj (make a pilgrimage to Mecca according to a specific ritual)
  4. to go towards, visit, repair to (obsolete)
Conjugation[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Assyrian Neo-Aramaic: ⁧ܗܵܝܸܓ̰(hāyij, to wander aimlessly)

Pronunciation 2[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ħad͡ʒd͡ʒ/
    • (Egyptian) IPA(key): /ħaɡɡ/
    • (Moroccan) IPA(key): /ħaʒʒ/
    • (North Levantine) IPA(key): /ħaʒʒ/

Noun[edit]

حَجّ (ḥajjm (usually uncountable)

  1. verbal noun of حَجَّ(ḥajja) (form I)
  2. (religion) pilgrimage
    1. (Islam) hajj (pilgrimage to Mecca according to a specific ritual)
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Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Root
ح ج ج
1 term

Etymology[edit]

From Arabicحَجَّ(ḥajja).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

حج (ḥagg) I (non-pastيحج(yiḥigg))

  1. to make a pilgrimage to mecca

Conjugation[edit]

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Root
ح ج ج
1 term

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ħaʒʒ/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabicحَجَّ(ḥajja).

Verb[edit]

حج (ḥagg) I (non-pastيحُج(yḥujj) orيحَج(yḥajj))

  1. to make a pilgrimage to mecca
Conjugation[edit]
    Conjugation of ⁧حج
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m حجّيت(ḥajjīt) حجّيتي(ḥajjīti) حجّ(ḥajj) حجّينا(ḥajjīna) حجّيتوا(ḥajjītu) حجّوا(ḥajju)
f حجّت(ḥajjāt)
non-past m نحجّ(nḥujj) تحجّ(tḥujj) يحجّ(yḥujj) نحجّوا(nḥujju) تحجّوا(tḥujju) يحجّوا(yḥujju)
f تحجّي(tḥujji) تحجّ(tḥujj)
imperative m حجّ(ḥujj) حجّوا(ḥujju)
f حجّي(ḥujji)
    Conjugation of ⁧حج
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m حجّيت(ḥajjīt) حجّيتي(ḥajjīti) حجّ(ḥajj) حجّينا(ḥajjīna) حجّيتوا(ḥajjītu) حجّوا(ḥajju)
f حجّت(ḥajjāt)
non-past m نحجّ(nḥajj) تحجّ(tḥajj) يحجّ(yḥajj) نحجّوا(nḥajju) تحجّوا(tḥajju) يحجّوا(yḥajju)
f تحجّي(tḥajji) تحجّ(tḥajj)
imperative m حجّ(ḥajj) حجّوا(ḥajju)
f حجّي(ḥajji)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabicحَجّ(ḥajj).

Noun[edit]

حج (ḥajjm (usually uncountable)

  1. (religion) pilgrimage
    1. (Islam) hajj (pilgrimage to Mecca according to a specific ritual)

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabicحَجّ(ḥajj).

Noun[edit]

حج (hacc)

  1. (Islam) hajj, pilgrimage to Mecca

Persian[edit]

Persian Wikipedia has an article on:
حج
Wikipedia fa

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabicحَجّ(ḥajj).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Readings
Classical reading? hajj
Dari reading? hajj
Iranian reading? hajj
Tajik reading? hajj

Noun[edit]

Dari حج
Iranian Persian
Tajik ҳаҷҷ

حج (hajj)

  1. (Islam) pilgrimage to Mecca, hajj
    • Rumi, Divan-e Shams, ghazal 648
      ای قوم به حج رفته کجایید کجایید
      معشوق همین جاست بیایید بیایید
      O, you people who have performed hajj, where are you? Where are you?
      The beloved is right here, come! Come!

Derived terms[edit]

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Persianحج(hajj), from Arabicحَجّ(ḥajj).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

حج (hajjm (Hindi spelling हज्ज)

  1. (Islam) hajj, pilgrimage to Mecca