ولد

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Algerian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic وَلَد(walad).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ولد (weldm (plural ولاد(wulād))

  1. son
  2. boy
  3. child

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root و ل د(w-l-d), from Proto-Semitic *walad-. Cognate with Akkadian 𒅇𒌅 (walādum), Aramaic יְלַד(yəlaḏ), Classical Syriac ܝܠܕ(ilaḏ), Hebrew יָלַד(yālaḏ) and Ugaritic 𐎊𐎍𐎄 (yld).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to bear, to beget
    وُلِدْتُ فِي مَدِينَةٍ كَبِيرَةٍ.‎‎ ― wulidtu fī madīnatin kabīratin.I was born in a big city.
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 112:3:
      لَمْ يَلِدْ وَلَمْ يُولَدْ‎‎
      lam yalid walam yūlad
      He neither begets nor is born,
  2. to produce, to bring forth
Conjugation[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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)
Conjugation[edit]
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Etymology 3[edit]

Compare Hebrew יֶלֶד(yéled), Ge'ez ወልድ (wäld).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

وَلَد (waladm (plural أَوْلَاد(ʾawlād) or وُلْد (wuld) or وِلْدَان(wildān) or وِلْدَة(wilda))

  1. child (son or daughter of any age)
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 17:31:
      وَلَا تَقْتُلُوا أَوْلَادَكُمْ خَشْيَةَ إِمْلَاقٍ ۖ نَحْنُ نَرْزُقُهُمْ وَإِيَّاكُمْ ۚ إِنَّ قَتْلَهُمْ كَانَ خِطْئًا كَبِيرًا
      walā taqtulū ʾawlādakum ḵašyata ʾimlāqin naḥnu narzuquhum wa-ʾiyyākum ʾinna qatlahum kāna ḵiṭʾan kabīran
      And do not kill your children for fear of poverty. We provide for them and for you. Indeed, their killing is ever a great sin.
  2. (collective) offspring, issue
  3. (colloquial) boy
  4. (colloquial) son
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Maltese: wild
  • Azerbaijani: vələd
  • Bengali: ওলদ (olôd)
  • Turkish: velet
  • Uzbek: valad

(via plural form أَوْلَاد(ʾawlād))

References[edit]

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

Hassaniya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Standard Arabic وَلَد(walad, son of)[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

ولد (wull)

  1. son (of)

References[edit]

  1. ^ apptek.com "Solving the Problem of Traditional Approaches to Name Matching" 'The North African Arabic prefix Ow, a variant of Ould (which comes from Arabic وَلَد(walad, son of))'

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Root
و ل د

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic وَلَد(walad).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /wuld/, /wald/
  • (file)
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

ولد (wuld, waldm (plural ولاد(wlād))

  1. boy
    Synonyms: طفل(tafl), عايل(ʕāyil)
  2. son
    Synonym: بن(ben)
  3. (in the plural) children

North Levantine Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic وَلَد(walad).

Noun[edit]

ولد (waladm (plural ولاد(wlēd) or صِبيان(ṣibyān) or صُبيان(ṣubyān))

  1. boy

Usage notes[edit]

  • The plural ولاد (wlēd) can mean “boys” specifically, but also “children” in general. The alternative plural is used to explicitly specify the masculine.

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South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
و ل د

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic وَلِدَ(walida).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /wi.lid/, [ˈwi.lɪd]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

ولد (wilid) (form I, present بولد(būlad))

  1. to give birth
Conjugation[edit]
    Conjugation of ولد (wilid)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m ولدت (wlidt) ولدت (wlidt) ولد (wilid) ولدنا (wlidna) ولدتو (wlidtu) ولدو (wildu)
f ولدتي (wlidti) ولدت (wildat)
present m بولد (bawlad) بتولد (btūlad) بيولد (būlad) منولد (mnūlad) بتولدو (btūladu) بيولدو (būladu)
f بتولدي (btūladi) بتولد (btūlad)
subjunctive m اولد (awlad) تولد (tūlad) يولد (yūlad) نولد (nūlad) تولدو (tūladu) يولدو (yūladu)
f تولدي (tūladi) تولد (tūlad)
imperative m اولد (ūlad) اولدو (ūladu)
f اولدي (ūladi)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic وَلَد(walad).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /wa.lad/, [ˈwa.lad]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

ولد (waladm (plural ولاد(wlād) or أولاد(ʔawlād))

  1. boy, kid, child
    هاد ولد جديد بصفّي.‎‎
    hād walad jdīd bi-ṣaffi
    This is a new kid in my class.
  2. son
    Synonym: ابن(ibn)
See also[edit]
  • طفل(ṭifl, young child, toddler)
  • صبي(ṣabi, boy, young man)