حفظ

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See also: ح ف ظ

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ح ف ظ(ḥ-f-ẓ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

حَفِظَ (ḥafiẓa) I, non-past يَحْفَظُ‎‎ (yaḥfaẓu)

  1. to preserve, to conserve
  2. to protect, to guard, to defend
  3. to observe, to bear in mind, to comply
  4. to be mindful, to be heedful
  5. to keep up, to maintain, to sustain
  6. to retain, to uphold
  7. to hold, to have in safe-keeping, to take care
  8. to keep, to store, to put away
  9. to retain in memory, to remember, to know by heart
  10. to memorize, to commit to memory
  11. to reserve
Conjugation[edit]
References[edit]
  • Wehr, Hans, “حفظ”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic[1], 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, 1979, →ISBN

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

حَفَّظَ (ḥaffaẓa) II, non-past يُحَفِّظُ‎‎ (yuḥaffiẓu)

  1. (ditransitive, causative) to have someone memorize
Conjugation[edit]
References[edit]
  • Wehr, Hans, “حفظ”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic[2], 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, 1979, →ISBN

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

حِفْظ (ḥifẓm

  1. verbal noun of حَفِظَ (ḥafiẓa) (form I)
  2. preservation, maintenance, conservation, upholding
  3. protection, defense, guarding
  4. custody, safekeeping, storage
  5. observance, compliance
  6. memorization, memorizing, memory
  7. discontinuance, stay, suspension
Declension[edit]
References[edit]
  • Wehr, Hans, “حفظ”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic[3], 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, 1979, →ISBN

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic حَفِظَ(ḥafiẓa).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

حفظ (ḥifiẓ) (perfect, imperfect يحفظ(yiḥfaẓ), Verb form I)

  1. to memorize

Conjugation[edit]


Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic حِفْظ(ḥifẓ).

Noun[edit]

حفظ (hifz)

  1. keeping
  2. guarding
  3. protection



Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic حِفْظ(ḥifẓ).

Noun[edit]

حفظ (hefz)

  1. guarding
  2. conservation
  3. preserving
  4. protection
  5. memorizing + kardan

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic حَفِظَ(ḥafiẓa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

حفظ (ḥifiẓ) (form I, present بحفظ(biḥfaẓ), subjunctive يحفظ(yiḥfaẓ))

  1. to memorize

Conjugation[edit]