ميلاد

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Morphologically from the root و ل د(w-l-d).

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Noun[edit]

مِيلَاد (mīlādm (plural مَوَالِيد(mawālīd))

  1. birth
  2. time of birth, nativity
  3. birthday
  4. (in the plural) age classes, age groups
  5. Christmas, abbreviation of عِيد الْمِيلَاد(ʿīd al-mīlād).
    • Louisa Alcott, Little Women, Chapter 1, Arabic translation "Dar wa Maktabat al-Hilal, Lebanon":
      الْمِيلَادُ لَنْ يَكُونَ مِيلَادًا مِنْ دُونِ هَدَايَا.‎‎
      al-mīlādu lan yakūna mīlādan min dūni hadāyā.
      Christmas won't be Christmas without presents.

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References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979) , “ولد”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN