ولد

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root و ل د ‎(w-l-d). Compare Hebrew יָלַד ‎(yalád).

Verb[edit]

وَلَدَ ‎(walada) I, non-past يَلِدُ‎ (yalidu)

  1. to bear, to give birth, to beget
    وُلِدْتُ فِي مَدِينَة كَبِيرَة. (passive voice)
    wulidtu fi madīna kabīra.
    I was born in a big city.
    • Qur'an 112:3
      لَمْ يَلِدْ وَلَمْ يُولَدْ
      lam yalid walam yūlad
      He neither begets nor is born,
  2. to produce, to bring forth
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Etymology 2[edit]

Form-II intensive/causative of وَلَدَ ‎(walada, to give birth).

Verb[edit]

وَلَّدَ ‎(wallada) II, non-past يُوَلِّدُ‎ (yuwallidu)

  1. to assist in childbirth (as a midwife)
  2. to make children to, to cause to give birth
  3. to rear, to educate, to bring up
  4. to innovate, to originate, to generate, to produce
  5. to give birth
  6. to derive (a word)
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Etymology 3[edit]

Compare Hebrew יֶלֶד ‎(yéled).

Noun[edit]

وَلَد ‎(waladm ‎(plural أَوْلَاد ‎(ʾawlād))

  1. boy
  2. son
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