شهد

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See also: شہد and ش ه د

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ش ه د (š-h-d).

Verb[edit]

شَهِدَ (šahida) I, non-past يَشْهَدُ‎ (yašhadu)

  1. to witness, to be a witness
  2. to experience personally, to see with one’s own eyes
  3. to be present, to attend, to be around
  4. to see
Conjugation[edit]
References[edit]
  • Wehr, Hans (1976), “شهد”, 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]

شَهِدَ (šahida) I, non-past يَشْهَدُ‎ (yašhadu)

  1. to testify, to bear witness, to give testimony, to give evidence
  2. to attest, to confirm, to certify
  3. to witness (a signature)
  4. to acknowledge, to adjudge
Conjugation[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
References[edit]
  • Wehr, Hans (1976), “شهد”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 3rd edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-001-8

Etymology 2[edit]

From ش ه د (š-h-d), uncertain sense, perhaps from likening the honeycombs to the graves of martyrs or the swarming of people at such shrines like bees swarm around a hive; see مشهد. Otherwise from the mucus that covers a fetus at birth; the meaning of birth is extended from the "being around" or "being present" of verb form I.[1]

Noun[edit]

شَهْد or شُهْد (šahd or šuhdm (plural شِهَاد (šihād))

  1. honey especially not extracted from the honeycomb
  2. honeycomb
  3. melon, cantaloupe
  4. nectar
  5. (figuratively) anything pleasant
  6. (figuratively, from stickiness) semen, menstruation
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Adjective[edit]

شُهَّد (šuhhadm pl

  1. masculine plural of شَاهِد (šāhid)

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic شَهْد (šahd)

Noun[edit]

شهد (šahd)

  1. honey

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lane, Edward William (1863), “شهد”, in Arabic-English Lexicon, London: Williams & Norgate, pages 1609-1611, meaning a place of assembling in which numerous people are present, mucus like substance on the head of camels at birth, the mark of membrane left after birthing.