وقف

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root و ق ف (w-q-f).

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to come to a stop, to come to a standstill
  2. to stop
  3. to pause, to hesitate
  4. to stand
  5. to inquire, seek information, inform oneself (على about)
  6. to acquaint oneself (على with)
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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
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