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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root د ع و (d-ʿ-w).

VerbEdit

دَعَا (daʿā) I, non-past يَدْعُو‎ (yadʿū)

  1. to call
  2. to invite, to summon
  3. to call up
  4. to call upon, to appeal to, to urge
  5. to challenge, to induce

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “دعا”, 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

From Arabic دُعَاء (duʿāʾ).

NounEdit

دعا (du'â)

  1. prayer
  2. blessing
  3. benediction

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic دُعَاء (duʿāʾ).

NounEdit

Dari دعا
Iranian Persian دعا
Tajik дуъо (duʾo)

دعا (do'â)

  1. prayer
  2. blessing
  3. benediction

UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic دُعَاء (duʿāʾ).

NounEdit

دعا (du'āf (Hindi spelling दुआ)

  1. prayer
  2. supplication
  3. wish
  4. blessing
  5. salutation
  6. curse