وقف

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See also: وفقand و ق ف

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root و ق ف(w-q-f).

Pronunciation 1[edit]

  • IPA(key): /wa.qa.fa/
  • (file)
Verb[edit]

وَقَفَ (waqafa) I, non-past يَقِفُ‎‎ (yaqifu)

  1. (intransitive) to come to a stop, to come to a standstill
  2. (intransitive) to stop
  3. (intransitive) to pause, to hesitate
  4. (intransitive) to stand
  5. (intransitive) to inquire, seek information, inform oneself (على‎ about)
  6. to acquaint oneself (على‎ with)
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وَقَفَ (waqafa) I, non-past يَقِفُ‎‎ (yaqifu)

  1. (transitive) to stop (something), to bring to a stop
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 6:30:
      وَلَوْ تَرَىٰ إِذْ وُقِفُوا عَلَىٰ رَبِّهِمْ
      walaw tarā ʾiḏ wuqifū ʿalā rabbihim
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. (transitive) to make stand, to set up
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Pronunciation 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

وَقَّفَ (waqqafa) II, non-past يُوَقِّفُ‎‎ (yuwaqqifu)

  1. to bring to a stop, to bring to a standstill
  2. to arrest, to halt, to stop
  3. to obstruct, to hamper
  4. to park (a car)
  5. to erect, to raise
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Pronunciation 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

وَقْف (waqfm (plural أَوْقَاف(ʾawqāf))

  1. verbal noun of وَقَفَ (waqafa) (form I)
  2. stopping, halting
  3. discontinuation, suspension
  4. stay, standstill
  5. pausing, resting
  6. blocking
  7. impediment, obstacle
  8. discharge, dismissal, removal
  9. (Islam) a waqf, religious endowment, endowment fund
  10. inalienable property
  11. (linguistics) pausa
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Ge'ez ወቅፍ (wäḳfə, bracelet, armlet), also ውቅፍ (wəḳfə), of obscure African origin.

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Noun[edit]

وَقْف (waqfm (plural وُقُوف(wuqūf)) (obsolete)

  1. bracelet, armlet
  2. metal or horn edge of a shield
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References[edit]

  • Fraenkel, Siegmund (1886) Die aramäischen Fremdwörter im Arabischen (in German), Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 56
  • Leslau, Wolf (1991) , “ወቅፍ ፡ ውቅፍ”, in Comparative Dictionary of Geʿez (Classical Ethiopic), 2nd edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, →ISBN, page 615b
  • Nöldeke, Theodor (1910) Neue Beiträge zur semitischen Sprachwissenschaft[1] (in German), Straßburg: Karl J. Trübner, page 53

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic وَقَفَ(waqafa).

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وقف (wiʔif) (form I, present بوقف(būʔaf), subjunctive يوقف(yūʔaf))

  1. (intransitive) to stop
  2. (intransitive) to stand
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic وَقَّفَ(waqqafa).

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وقّف (waʔʔaf) (form II, present بوقّف(biwaʔʔef), subjunctive يوقّف(ywaʔʔef))

  1. to stop
  2. to stand
  3. to arrest (someone)
  4. to park (a vehicle)
  5. to turn off (a device)
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