jihad

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic جِهَاد ‎(jihād, struggle; effort).

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Noun[edit]

jihad ‎(plural jihads)

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  1. (Islam) A holy war undertaken by Muslims.
    • 1938, "Holy War", Time, 22 Aug 1938:
      Young Iraqis of both sects obeyed the imams' ruling last week by rushing to conscription offices in hot, dirty, dusty Bagdad to offer themselves or their money for the jihad.
    • 1977, Alistair Horne, A Savage War of Peace, New York Review Books 2006, p. 26:
      Small groups of killers, the scent of blood in their nostrils, now fanned out by taxi, bicycle or even on horseback into the surrounding countryside, spreading the word that a general jihad, or ‘holy war’, had broken out.
    • 2013, Mona Mahmood & Ian Black, The Guardian, 8 May 2013:
      The Jabhat al-Nusra media, with songs about jihad and martyrdom, is extremely influential.
  2. An aggressive campaign for an idea.
  3. (theology) a personal spiritual struggle for self-improvement and against evil


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Verb[edit]

jihad ‎(third-person singular simple present jihads, present participle jihading, simple past and past participle jihaded)

  1. To participate in a jihad

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

jihad

  1. jihad (Muslims' holy war)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of jihad (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative jihad jihadit
genitive jihadin jihadien
partitive jihadia jihadeja
illative jihadiin jihadeihin
singular plural
nominative jihad jihadit
accusative nom.? jihad jihadit
gen. jihadin
genitive jihadin jihadien
partitive jihadia jihadeja
inessive jihadissa jihadeissa
elative jihadista jihadeista
illative jihadiin jihadeihin
adessive jihadilla jihadeilla
ablative jihadilta jihadeilta
allative jihadilleˣ jihadeilleˣ
essive jihadina jihadeina
translative jihadiksi jihadeiksi
instructive jihadein
abessive jihaditta jihadeitta
comitative jihadeineen

French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic جِهَاد ‎(jihād, struggle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jihad m ‎(plural jihads)

  1. jihad



Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

jihad m, f ‎(invariable)

  1. jihad

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

jihad m (plural jihads)

  1. (Islam) jihad (holy war undertaken by Muslims)