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ArabicEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ħaː.d͡ʒa/
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ح و ج (ḥ-w-j).

NounEdit

حَاجَة (ḥājaf (plural حَاجَات (ḥājāt))

  1. need, necessity (act of needing something)
  2. need (thing needed)
  3. neediness, poverty
  4. want, desire
  5. matter, concern
  6. thing
DeclensionEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

Singulative noun composed of حَاج (ḥāj, Alhagi gen. et spp.) +‎ ـَة (-a).

NounEdit

حَاجَة (ḥājaf (singulative, collective حَاج (ḥāj))

  1. singulative of حَاج (ḥāj, Alhagi gen. et spp.)
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “حاجة”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Egyptian ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic حاجَة (ḥāja).

NounEdit

حاجة (ḥāgaf (plural حاجات)

  1. thing

PronounEdit

حاجة (ḥāgaf

  1. something (an unspecified object)

Hijazi ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic حَاجَة (ḥāja).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

حاجة (ḥājaf (plural حاجات ‎(ḥājāt))

  1. a thing
  2. something

SynonymsEdit

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