والد

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Arabic[edit]

Root
و ل د(w-l-d)

Etymology[edit]

Derived from the active participle of ⁧وَلَدَ(walada, to give birth).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

وَالِد (wālidm (dualوَالِدَان(wālidān), pluralوَالِدُون(wālidūn), feminineوَالِدَة(wālida))

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

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

(via informal dual form ⁧وَالِدَيْن(wālidayn)):

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabicوَالِد(wālid).

Adjective[edit]

والد (vâlid) (Arabic feminine singular and nonhuman pluralوالده⁩)

  1. that begets, generates

Noun[edit]

والد (vâlid)

  1. a father
    Synonyms:بابا(baba), ⁧پدر(peder)

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Further reading[edit]

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabicوَالِد(wālid).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Readings
Classical reading? wāliḏ
Dari reading? wālid
Iranian reading? vâled
Tajik reading? volid

Noun[edit]

Dari والد
Iranian Persian
Tajik волид

والِد (vâled)

  1. father

Descendants[edit]

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
و ل د
4 terms

Etymology[edit]

From Arabicوَالِد(wālid).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

والد (wāledm (dualوالدين(wālidēn), feminineوالدة(wālde))

  1. (formal) father
    Synonym:أبو(ʔabu)

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Persianوَالِد(wālid), from Arabicوَالِد(wālid).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

والِد (vālidm (feminineوالدہ⁩, Hindi spelling वालिद)

  1. father