عهد

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ع ه د ‎(ʿ-h-d).

Verb[edit]

عَهِدَ ‎(ʿahida) I, non-past يَعْهَدُ‎ (yaʿhadu)

  1. to further
  2. to care, to be cognizant of, to know

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

عَهْد ‎(ʿahdm ‎(plural عُهُود ‎(ʿuhūd))

  1. verbal noun of عَهِدَ ‎(ʿahida) (form I)
  2. knowledge, acquaintance, contact
  3. close observance, strict adherence, keeping, fulfillment
  4. delegation, assignment, committing, commissioning, entrusting
  5. commission
  6. commitment, obligation, liability, responsibility
  7. agreement, covenant, treaty, pact, compact, pledge
  8. promise, vow, oath
  9. time, epoch, era
  10. (Christianity) testament
    الْعَهْد الْجَدِيد ‎(al-ʿahd al-jadīd, The New Testament)
    الْعَهْد الْقَدِيم ‎(al-ʿahd al-qadīm, The Old Testament)
  11. (Christianity, Judaism) covenant
    تَابُوت الْعَهْد ‎(tābūt al-ʿahd, The Ark of the Covenant)

Declension[edit]