واد

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root و د ي (w-d-y). Has the form of an active participle but the corresponding verb وَدَى (wadā, to atone by paying blood money to) has an unrelated meaning.

Noun[edit]

وَادٍ (wādinm (construct state وَادِي (wādī), plural أَوْدِيَة (ʾawdiya) or وِدْيَان (widyān))

  1. valley
  2. river bed, ravine, gorge, wadi
  3. river
  4. newspaper column
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Noun[edit]

واد (wád)

  1. salt