ولاية

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root و ل ي (w-l-y).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

وِلَايَة (wilāyaf (plural وِلَايَات (wilāyāt))

  1. verbal noun of وَلِيَ (waliya) (form I)
  2. province, governorate, state, country
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “ولي”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

وَلَايَة (walāyaf

  1. verbal noun of وَلِيَ (waliya) (form I)
Declension[edit]