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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root و د د(w-d-d).

Verb[edit]

وَدَّ (wadda) I, non-past يَوَدُّ‎‎ (yawaddu), first-person singular past وَدِدْتُ(wadidtu)

  1. (transitive) to love, to like
  2. (transitive) to like to have, to love would it be there, to be comfortable with, to wish, to desire
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 2:96:
      يَوَدُّ أَحَدُهُمْ لَوْ يُعَمَّرُ أَلْفَ سَنَةً
      yawaddu ʾaḥaduhum law yuʿammaru ʾalfa sanatan
      One of them would like it were he made to live thousand years
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 15:2:
      رُبَمَا يَوَدُّ الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا لَوْ كَانُوا مُسْلِمِينَ
      rubamā yawaddu allaḏīna kafarū law kānū muslimīna
      Perhaps those who disbelieve will wish their having become Muslims.

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Noun[edit]

وَدّ or وِدّ or وُدّ (wadd or widd or wuddm

  1. verbal noun of وَدَّ (wadda) (form I)
  2. love, affection, friendship
  3. desire, wish

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