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عود

ArabicEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From the root ع و د (ʕ-w-d), to return.

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

عُود (ʕūdm (plural أعواد (’aʕwād) or عيدان (ʕīdān))

  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

عَود (ʕaudm

  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)

  1. (music) oud, lute, barbat

SynonymsEdit