واد

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See also: وأد

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from the active participle of وَدَى(wadā, to whip out for discharge) from the root و د ي(w-d-y).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

وَادٍ (wādinm (construct state وَادِي(wādī), plural أَوْدِيَة(ʾawdiya) or وُدْيَان(wudyān))

  1. valley
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 13:17:
      أَنزَلَ مِنَ السَّمَاءِ مَاءً فَسَالَتْ أَوْدِيَةٌ بِقَدَرِهَا فَاحْتَمَلَ السَّيْلُ زَبَدًا رَّابِيًا
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. river bed, ravine, gorge, wadi
Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: wadi
  • French: oued
  • Persian: وادی
  • Portuguese: Ode-, Odi-
  • Spanish: Guad-
  • Turkish: vadi

Etymology[edit]

From و د د(w-d-d).

Verb[edit]

وَادَدَ or وَادَّ (wādda or wādada) III, non-past يُوَادُّor يُوَادِدُ‎‎ (yuwāddu or yuwādidu)

  1. to engage in fellowship with, to try or strive to be friends
  2. to be with affection for, to love someone, to be one who loves them
Conjugation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

وَادّ (wādd) (feminine وَادَّة(wādda), masculine plural وَادُّون(wāddūn), feminine plural وَادَّات(wāddāt))

  1. active participle of وَدَّ(wadda)
Declension[edit]

Baluchi[edit]

Noun[edit]

واد (wád)

  1. salt

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic وَادٍ(wādin, river).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

واد (wādm (plural ويدان(wīdān))

  1. river