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]

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 (1979), “حفظ”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to have someone memorize
Conjugation[edit]
References[edit]
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “حفظ”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4

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 (1979), “حفظ”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Verb[edit]

حفظ ‎(ħífiẓ) ‎(perfect, imperfect يحفظ ‎(yíħfaẓ), Verb form I)

  1. to memorize

Conjugation[edit]


Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Arabic حِفْظ ‎(ḥifẓ).

Noun[edit]

حفظ ‎(hifz)

  1. keeping
  2. guarding
  3. protection