ذهب

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See also: دہتand ذ ه ب

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ذ ه ب (ḏ-h-b).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ذَهَبَ (ḏahaba) I, non-past يَذْهَبُ‎ (yaḏhabu)

  1. to go, to travel
    إِلَى أَيْنَ تَذْهَبُ؟‏
    ʾilā ʾayna taḏhabu?
    Where are you going?
  2. to go away, to leave, to depart
  3. to disappear, to vanish
  4. to decline, to dwindle
  5. to perish, to die, to be destroyed
  6. to abduct, to steal, to sweep away, to annihilate
  7. to lead someone, to conduct someone, to take someone along
  8. to think, to believe, to hold the view, to be of the opinion
  9. to escape, to slip, to lose sight of, to forget
  10. to ignore, to skip, to omit
  11. to prepare to, to be about to
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Denominal verb from ذَهَب (ḏahab, gold).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ذَهَّبَ (ḏahhaba) II, non-past يُذَهِّبُ‎ (yuḏahhibu)

  1. to gild
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ðahab-. Cognate with Hebrew זָהָב (zaháv, gold).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ذَهَب (ḏahabm

  1. (uncountable) gold
  2. (uncountable) gold coin
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References[edit]

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

Hijazi Arabic[edit]

ذَهَب

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic ذَهَب (ḏahab).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dahab/
    • IPA(key): /ðahab/ (classical pronunciation)

Noun[edit]

ذَهَب (dahabm pl

  1. gold