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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root د ع و(d-ʿ-w).

PronunciationEdit

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

DescendantsEdit

  • Maltese: dagħa

ReferencesEdit

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

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 Persian دعا
Iranian Persian
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