وقف

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See also: وفقand و ق ف

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[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. (in transitive) to inquire, seek information, inform oneself (على‎ about)
  6. to acquaint oneself (على‎ with)
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Verb[edit]

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

  1. (transitive) to stop (something), to bring to a stop
  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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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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