عدو

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ع د و (ʿ-d-w).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

عَدُوّ (ʿaduwwm (plural أَعْدَاء (ʾaʿdāʾ) or عِدًى (ʿidan) or عُدًى (ʿudan) or أَعَادٍ (ʾaʿādin), feminine عَدُوَّة (ʿaduwwa))

  1. enemy; foe
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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

عُدُّو (ʿuddū) (form I)

  1. second-person masculine plural active imperative of عَدَّ (ʿadda)

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

عِدُو (ʿidū) (form I)

  1. second-person masculine plural active imperative of وَعَدَ (waʿada)

References[edit]

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