ساعد

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Etymology[edit]

From the root س ع د(s-ʿ-d), cognate with Hebrew סָעַד‏(sāʿad, to support).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /saː.ʕa.da/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

سَاعَدَ (sāʿada) III, non-past يُسَاعِدُ‎‎ (yusāʿidu)

  1. to help, to assist
    هَلْ يُمْكِن أَنْ تُسَاعِدْنِي؟‎‎ ― hal yumkin ʾan tusāʿidnī?Can you help me?

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Noun[edit]

سَاعِد (sāʿidm (plural سَوَاعِد(sawāʿid))

  1. forearm, bracchium
    • a. 684, معن بن أوس [Maʿn Ibn Aws], فيا عجباً لمن ربيت طفلاً […]:
      أُعَلِّمُهُ ٱلرِّمَايَةَ كُلَّ يَوْمٍ / فَلَمَّا ٱشْتَدَّ سَاعِدُهُ رَمَانِي.‎‎
      ʾuʿallimu-hū r-rimāyata kulla yawmin / fa-lammā štadda sāʿidu-hū ramā-nī.
      I teach him shooting every day; and when his arm was steady he shot me.

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