روح

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See also: روج‎, روچ, and زوج

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ر و ح(r-w-ḥ). From Proto-Semitic *rūḥ- (to blow, breathe; spirit). Cognate with Aramaic רוחא(rūħā, rūħo), Hebrew רוּחַ(ruaħ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

رُوح (rūḥm or f (plural أَرْوَاح(ʾarwāḥ))

  1. spirit (all senses), ghost
  2. soul, essence, core or essential aspect required for being
  3. life; spark of life, breath of life
  4. breath, movement of air
  5. motivation, energy, inspiration; the means to be animate or living
  6. gun barrel
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Descendants[edit]

  • Azerbaijani: ruh
  • Malay: roh
    • Indonesian: roh
  • Maltese: ruħ
  • Persian: روح
  • Turkish: ruh
  • Uzbek: ruh
  • Zazaki: ruh, roh

References[edit]

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

رَوْح (rawḥm

  1. refreshment
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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic رُوح(rūḥ).

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Noun[edit]

Dari Persian روح
Iranian Persian
Tajik рӯҳ (rüh)

روح (ruh) (plural ارواح(arvâh) or روح‌ها(ruh-hâ))

  1. spirit
  2. soul
  3. essence
  4. ghost

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South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈraw.waħ/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

روّح (rawwaḥ) (form II, present بروّح(birawweḥ), subjunctive يروّح(yrawweḥ))

  1. to return home
    Synonym: رجع(rijiʕ)

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian روح(ruh), from Arabic رُوح(rūḥ, spirit).

Noun[edit]

روح (rūhf (Hindi spelling रूह)

  1. soul, spirit