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جدة

See also: جده

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From جد (jadd), grandfather, ancestor.

NounEdit

جِدَّة (jiddaf (plural جِدَّات (jiddāt))

  1. grandmother
  2. Eve (wife of Adam)

Proper nounEdit

جدة (transliteration needed?

  1. Jeddah (port city in Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea, purportedly the burial site of Eve)

Etymology 2Edit

From the root verb جد (jádda), to be new.

NounEdit

جِدَّة (jiddaf

  1. newness, recency
  2. novelty
  3. modernness, modernity
  4. rebirth, renaissance

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