See also: جہد and ج ه د

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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ج ه د ‎(j-h-d)

VerbEdit

جَهَدَ ‎(jahada) I, non-past يَجْهَدُ‎ (yajhadu)

  1. to strive, to struggle, to labour, to exert oneself, to take pains, to endeavor (especially in the sense of strenuously, to the utmost of one's ability, etc.)
  2. (transitive) to overwork, to overtax, to fatigue, to exhaust

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

جَهْد ‎(jahdm

  1. verbal noun of جَهَدَ ‎(jahada) (form I)
  2. labour, toil, exertion, effort

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

جُهْد ‎(juhdm

  1. power, ability
  2. to the limit of, as much as (جُهْدَ (juhda) used as preposition)
    هُوَّ أَكَلَ جُهْدَ طَاقَتِهِ.
    huwwa ʾakala juhda ṭāqatihi.
    He ate to the limit of his ability.

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Lane, vol. I (1863), pp. 473-474.
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