عشق

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ع ش ق(ʿ-š-q).

Noun[edit]

عِشْق ‎(ʿišqm

  1. verbal noun of عَشِقَ(ʿašiqa) (form I)
  2. being in love; romantic love (particularly when very strong, excessive, or crazy)
  3. passion

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Verb[edit]

عَشِقَ ‎(ʿašiqa) I, non-past يَعْشَقُ‎ (yaʿšaqu)

  1. to fall in love; to love excessively; to adore

Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

عَشَّقَ ‎(ʿaššaqa) II, non-past يُعَشِّقُ‎ (yuʿaššiqu)

  1. to join
  2. to connect

Conjugation[edit]


Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عِشْق(ʿišq, love, passion).

Noun[edit]

Dari عشق
Iranian Persian عشق
Tajik ишқ(išq)

عشق ‎('ešq) ‎(plural عشق‌ها('ešq-hâ))

  1. love (chiefly romantic)
  2. passion

Usage notes[edit]

  • Unlike the Arabic word, Persian عشق does not have an overtone of “excessive” or “crazy love”.

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عِشْق(ʿišq, love, passion).

Noun[edit]

عشق ‎('išqm ‎(Hindi spelling इश्क़)

  1. love
    تیرے عشق میں ہم نے کیا کیا نہ دیکھا؟
    Tere iśq mẽ ham ne kyā kyā na dekhā?
    What did I not see in your love?
  2. passion