والد

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from the active participle of وَلَدَ(walada, to give birth), from the root و ل د(w-l-d).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

وَالِد (wālidm (dual وَالِدَان(wālidān), plural وَالِدُون(wālidūn), feminine وَالِدَة(wālida))

  1. father
    Synonym: أَب(ʾab)
  2. parent
    وَالِدَانِ‎ ― wālidāni(two) parents
  3. (in the plural) paternal relatives

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Persian: والد(vâled)
    • Bengali: ওয়ালেদ (waled)
    • → Hindustani:

(via informal dual form وَالِدَيْن(wālidayn)):


Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic وَالِد(wālid).

Noun[edit]

Dari والد
Iranian Persian
Tajik волид (volid)

والد (vâled)

  1. father

Descendants[edit]


South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
و ل د

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic وَالِد(wālid).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

والد (wāledm (dual والدين(wālidēn), feminine والدة(wālde))

  1. (formal) father
    Synonym: أب(ʔabb)