وجب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root و ج ب (w-j-b).

Verb[edit]

وَجَبَ (wajaba) I, non-past يَجِبُ‎ (yajibu)

  1. to be necessary
    يَجِبُ أَن أَذْهَبَyajibu ʾan ʾaḏhaba ― I must go
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the root و ج ب (w-j-b); compare وَجَبَ (wajaba, to be necessary).

Verb[edit]

وَجَّبَ (wajjaba) II, non-past يُوَجِّبُ‎ (yuwajjibu)

  1. (transitive, construed with عَلَى (ʿalā)) to impose (something) on
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References[edit]
  • وجب” in John Mace (2007), Arabic Verbs, New York: Hippocrene Books, Inc., ISBN 0-7818-1229-1