غول

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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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
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the primitive verb غَالَ ‎(ḡāla, to snatch, to grab, to take away).

Noun[edit]

غُول ‎(ḡūlm

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

Noun[edit]

غول ‎(transliteration needed) ‎(plural غول‌ها)

  1. ghoul