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EtymologyEdit

Derived from the active participle of جَهِلَ (jahila, to be ignorant), from the root ج ه ل (j-h-l).

AdjectiveEdit

جَاهِل (jāhil) (feminine جَاهِلَة (jāhila), masculine plural جَاهِلُون (jāhilūn) or جُهْل (juhl) or جُهُل (juhul) or جُهَّل (juhhal) or جُهَّال (juhhāl) or جُهَلَاء (juhalāʾ) or جَهَلَة (jahala), feminine plural جَاهِلَات (jāhilāt), elative أَجْهَل (ʾajhal))

  1. ignorant, illiterate, uneducated

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PersianEdit

Dari جاهل
Iranian Persian جاهل
Tajik ҷоҳил (johil)

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic جاهل (jāhil, ignorant).

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AdjectiveEdit

جاهل (jâhel) (comparative جاهل‌تر, superlative جاهل‌ترین)

  1. foolish, unwise
  2. ignorant, uninformed
  3. (informal, now rare) young

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