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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 or f (plural أَرْوَاح(ʾarwāḥ))

  1. spirit (all senses), ghost
  2. soul, essence, core or essential aspect required for being
  3. life; spark of life, breath of life
  4. breath, movement of air
  5. motivation, energy, inspiration; the means to be animate or living
  6. gun barrel
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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).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Dari Persian روح
Iranian Persian
Tajik рӯҳ (rüh)

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

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

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UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Persian روح(ruh), from Arabic رُوح(rūḥ, spirit), from Proto-Semitic *rūḥ- (to blow, breathe).

NounEdit

روح (rūhf (Hindi spelling रूह)

  1. soul, spirit