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عود

ArabicEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

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The sense "oud, lute" is of uncertain origin, possibly from Middle Persian lwt' (rōd, stringed instrument; barbat).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

عُود (ʿūdm (plural أَعْوَاد (ʾaʿwād) or عِيدَان (ʿīdān))

  1. wood
  2. stick, rod, pole
  3. branch, twig
  4. stem, stalk
  5. cane, reed
  6. (music) oud, lute
  7. body, build, physique
  8. strength, force, intensity

Etymology 2Edit

Verbal noun of عَادَ (ʿāda, to return), from the root ع و د (ʿ-w-d).

NounEdit

عَوْد (ʿawdm

  1. return
  2. reversion, recurrence
  3. (law) recidivism
  4. repetition, reiteration

Moroccan ArabicEdit

NounEdit

عود (ʕawd)

  1. horse

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic.

NounEdit

عود (ud) (plural عودها (ud-hâ))

  1. (music) oud, lute, barbat

SynonymsEdit