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See also: روج‎, روچ, and زوج

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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ر و ح (r-w-ḥ). From Proto-Semitic *rūḥ- (to blow, breathe; spirit). Cognate with Aramaic רוחא (rūħā, rūħo), Hebrew רוּחַ (ruaħ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

رُوح (rūḥm, f (plural أَرْوَاح (ʾarwāḥ))

  1. spirit (all senses)
  2. soul, breath of life
  3. essence
  4. life
  5. ghost
  6. gun barrel
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

رَوْح (rawḥm

  1. refreshment
DeclensionEdit

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic رُوح (rūḥ).

NounEdit

Dari Persian روح
Iranian Persian روح
Tajiki Persian рӯҳ (rüh)

روح (ruh) (plural ارواح (arvâh) or روح‌ها (ruh-hâ))

  1. spirit
  2. soul
  3. essence
  4. ghost

Derived termsEdit


UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

Persian روح (ruh).

NounEdit

روح (ruhf (Hindi spelling रूह)

  1. soul, spirit