غول

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root غ و ل (ḡ-w-l), related to غَالَ (ḡāla, to seize).

Noun[edit]

غُول (ḡūlf (plural أَغْوَال (ʾaḡwāl) or غِيلَان (ḡīlān))

  1. ghoul, desert demon
  2. demon, jinn, goblin, sprite
  3. ogre, cannibal
  4. calamity, disaster
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Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verbal noun of غَالَ (ḡāla, to snatch, to grab, to take away).

Noun[edit]

غَوْل (ḡawlm

  1. taking away, snatching, seizing, grabbing
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Persian[edit]

Noun[edit]

غول (ğul) (plural غول‌ها (ğul-hâ))

  1. ghoul