راجل

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from the active participle of رَجِلَ(rajila, to go on foot), from the root ر ج ل(r-j-l); compare رِجْل(rijl, foot, leg).

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Noun[edit]

رَاجِل (rājilm (plural رَجْل(rajl) or رِجَال(rijāl) or رَجْلَة(rajla) or رَجْلَى(rajlā) or رُجَّال(rujjāl) or رَجَّالَة(rajjāla) or رُجَّالَى(rujjālā) or رَجَالَى(rajālā) or رُجَالَى(rujālā) or رُجْلَان(rujlān) or أَرَاجِل(ʾarājil) or أَرَاجِيل(ʾarājīl) or أَرْجِلَة(ʾarjila))

  1. pedestrian
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 2:239:
      فَإِنْ خِفْتُمْ فَرِجَالًا أَوْ رُكْبَانًا
      faʾin ḵiftum farijālan ʾaw rukbānan
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. good walker
  3. footsoldier

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Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic رَاجِل(rājil, walker, pedestrian, footman).

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Noun[edit]

راجل (rā́gilm (plural رجالة(riggā́la)) (countable)

  1. a man
    الله يرحمه كان راجل شرقي ودمه حامى.‎‎
    allā́h yirḥám-u kān rā́gil šárʾi wi dámm-u ḥā́mi.
    May he rest in peace. He was a [true] jealous oriental man.
  2. (uncommon) a woman's man, a husband (especially one who is deemed manly)
    لو بتحبها بجد خليك راجلها.‎‎
    law bitḥibb-áha bi-gádd xallī́k ragíl-ha.
    If you really love her, be her man.
  3. king (playing cards)

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Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Root
ر ج ل
3 terms

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic رَاجِل(rājil).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /raː.ʒil/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

راجل (rājilm (plural رجال(rjāl) or رجالة(rujjāla))

  1. man
  2. husband