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
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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 2[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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