فوج

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Arabic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From earlier فَيْج(fayj, legman, courier; company), borrowed from Middle Persian [Book Pahlavi needed] (pdk' /payg/, foot-soldier, foot-walker, courier) (Classical Persian پیگ(payg)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fawd͡ʒ/ (singular)
  • IPA(key): /ʔaf.waːd͡ʒ/ (plural)

Noun[edit]

فَوْج (fawjm (plural أَفْوَاج(ʾafwāj))

  1. company, group, crowd, drove, swarm
  2. (military) cohort, battalionregiment (a military unit of size varying by state)
  3. (mining) shiftlayer, stratum (The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought):

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References[edit]

  • فوج” in Almaany
  • Freytag, Georg (1835), “فوج”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in la), volume 3, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 379
  • Kazimirski, Albin de Biberstein (1860), “فوج”, in Dictionnaire arabe-français contenant toutes les racines de la langue arabe, leurs dérivés, tant dans l’idiome vulgaire que dans l’idiome littéral, ainsi que les dialectes d’Alger et de Maroc (in fr), volume 2, Paris: Maisonneuve et Cie, pages 643
  • Lane, Edward William (1863), “فوج”, in Arabic-English Lexicon, London: Williams & Norgate, page 2455
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (2011), “فوج”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in de), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, →ISBN, page 986

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian فوج(fowj), from Arabic فَوْج(fawj, regiment, battalion, crowd).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

فوج (faujf (Hindi spelling फ़ौज)

  1. force, army, military

Declension[edit]

Declension of فوج
singular plural
direct فوج(fauj) فوجیں(faujẽ)
oblique فوج(fauj) فوجوں(faujõ)
vocative فوج(fauj) فوجو(faujo)

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