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]
Descendants[edit]
  • Swahili: hifadhi
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

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 (1979), “حفظ”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →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]
Descendants[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

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).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

حفظ (hefz)

  1. preservation; maintenance; conservation; upholding
  2. memorizing; memory

Derived terms[edit]


South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
ح ف ظ

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Arabic حَفِظَ(ḥafiẓa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ħi.fizˤ/, [ˈħɪ.fɪzˤ]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

حفظ (ḥifiẓ) (form I, present بحفظ(biḥfaẓ))

  1. to memorize

Conjugation[edit]

    Conjugation of حفظ (ḥifiẓ)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m حفظت (ḥfiẓt) حفظت (ḥfiẓt) حفظ (ḥifiẓ) حفظنا (ḥfiẓna) حفظتو (ḥfiẓtu) حفظو (ḥifẓu)
f حفظتي (ḥfiẓti) حفظت (ḥifẓat)
present m بحفظ (baḥfaẓ) بتحفظ (btiḥfaẓ) بحفظ (biḥfaẓ) منحفظ (mniḥfaẓ) بتحفظو (btiḥfaẓu) بحفظو (biḥfaẓu)
f بتحفظي (btiḥfaẓi) بتحفظ (btiḥfaẓ)
subjunctive m أحفظ (ʔaḥfaẓ) تحفظ (tiḥfaẓ) يحفظ (yiḥfaẓ) نحفظ (niḥfaẓ) تحفظو (tiḥfaẓu) يحفظو (yiḥfaẓu)
f تحفظي (tiḥfaẓi) تحفظ (tiḥfaẓ)
imperative m احفظ (iḥfaẓ) احفظو (iḥfaẓu)
f احفظي (iḥfaẓi)