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See also: جہاد

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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Verbal noun from جَاهَدَ (jāhada, to struggle against, to fight for), from the root ج ه د (j-h-d)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

جِهَاد (jihādm

  1. verbal noun of جَاهَدَ (jāhada) (form III)
  2. struggle, effort
  3. fight, battle
  4. (Islam) jihad, holy war
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

جَهَاد (jahādm

  1. hard, rugged land; land in which there is no herbage; level, smooth land
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Lane, vol. I (1863), pp. 473-474.
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “جهد”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4

Ottoman TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic جِهَاد (jihād).

NounEdit

جهاد (cihad)

  1. jihad, holy war, crusade
  2. fight, struggle, battle

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic جَهَاد (jahād).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

جهاد (jehâd)

  1. (Islam) jihad, holy war, crusade
  2. fight, struggle, battle

Related termsEdit