عود

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Arabic[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

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The sense "oud, lute" is of uncertain origin, possibly from Middle Persian lwt' ‎(rōd, string; stringed instrument; barbat) (> Persian رود ‎(rud)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

عُود ‎(ʿūdm ‎(plural أَعْوَاد ‎(ʾaʿwād) or عِيدَان ‎(ʿīdān))

  1. wood
  2. stick, rod, pole
  3. branch, twig
  4. stem, stalk
  5. cane, reed
  6. (music) oud, lute
  7. body, build, physique
  8. strength, force, intensity
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verbal noun of عَادَ ‎(ʿāda, to return), from the root ع و د ‎(ʿ-w-d).

Noun[edit]

عَوْد ‎(ʿawdm

  1. verbal noun of عَادَ ‎(ʿāda) (form I)
  2. return
  3. reversion, recurrence
  4. (law) recidivism
  5. repetition, reiteration
Declension[edit]

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Noun[edit]

عود ‎(ʕawd)

  1. horse

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic.

Noun[edit]

عود ‎(ud) ‎(plural عودها ‎(ud-hâ))

  1. (music) oud, lute, barbat

Synonyms[edit]