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-West Semitic *rūḥ-.

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
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Azerbaijani: ruh
  • Malay: roh
    • Indonesian: roh
  • Maltese: ruħ
  • Persian: روح
  • Swahili: roho
  • 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
Declension[edit]

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic رُوح(rūḥ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari 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]

Root
ر و ح

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /raw.waħ/, [ˈraw.wɑħ]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

روّح (rawwaḥ) (form II, present بروّح(birawweḥ), active participle مروّح(mrawweḥ))

  1. to return, to go home
    شو رايك السبت تروّح معنا ع حيفا وتضلّك أسبوع؟‎‎
    šū rāyak is-sabt trawweḥ maʕna ʕa ḥēfa w-tḍallak ʔusbūʕ
    What do you say on Saturday you come back with us to Haifa and stay for a week?
Conjugation[edit]
    Conjugation of روّح (rawwaḥ)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m روّحت (rawwaḥt) روّحت (rawwaḥt) روّح (rawwaḥ) روّحنا (rawwaḥna) روّحتو (rawwaḥtu) روّحو (rawwaḥu)
f روّحتي (rawwaḥti) روّحت (rawwaḥat)
present m بروّح (barawweḥ) بتروّح (bitrawweḥ) بروّح (birawweḥ) منروّح (minrawweḥ) بتروّحو (bitrawwḥu) بروّحو (birawwḥu)
f بتروّحي (bitrawwḥi) بتروّح (bitrawweḥ)
subjunctive m اروّح (arawweḥ) تروّح (trawweḥ) يروّح (yrawweḥ) نروّح (nrawweḥ) تروّحو (trawwḥu) يروّحو (yrawwḥu)
f تروّحي (trawwḥi) تروّح (trawweḥ)
imperative m روّح (rawweḥ) روّحو (rawwḥu)
f روّحي (rawwḥi)
See also[edit]
  • رجع(rijiʕ, to return), عاد(ʕād, to return)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic رُوح(rūḥ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /roːħ/, [roːħ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

روح (rōḥf (plural أرواح(ʔarwāḥ))

  1. spirit, soul
Derived terms[edit]

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

روح (rūhf (Hindi spelling रूह)

  1. soul, spirit