شغل

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See also: شعل, سعل, and ش غ ل

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ش غ ل (š-ḡ-l).

Verb[edit]

شَغَلَ (šaḡala) I, non-past يَشْغَلُ‎ (yašḡalu)

  1. to occupy, to busy, to preoccupy
  2. to give trouble, to distract, to divert
  3. to occupy, to hold (office)
  4. to engage
Conjugation[edit]
References[edit]

Wehr, Hans (1976), “شغل”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 3rd edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-001-8

Verb[edit]

شَغَّلَ (šaḡḡala) II, non-past يُشَغِّلُ‎ (yušaḡḡilu)

  1. to occupy, to busy, to engage, to engross
  2. to employ, to put to work
  3. to operate, to run
  4. to produce, to manufacture, to fabricate
  5. to invest
Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

شُغْل (šuḡlm (plural أَشْغَال (ʾašḡāl) or شُغُول (šuḡūl))

  1. verbal noun of شَغَلَ (šaḡala) (form I)
  2. occupancy, filling, taking up
  3. detention, prevention, distraction
  4. occupation, activity
  5. work, job, business, concern
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

شَغْل (šaḡlm

  1. verbal noun of شَغَلَ (šaḡala) (form I)
Declension[edit]

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Noun[edit]

شغل (shughl?

  1. work, occupation

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic

Noun[edit]

شغل (šoğl)

  1. job
  2. work

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian شغل, from Arabic

Noun[edit]

شغل (šuğlm

  1. job
  2. work
  3. occupation
  4. business
  5. labor