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See also: روح, روج, and روچ

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Etymology 1Edit

From Aramaic זוגא (zawgā, yoke, pair), from Ancient Greek ζεῦγος (zeûgos, yoke) which was used in Greek for the yoke of marriage – now it forms a root ز و ج (z-w-j).

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NounEdit

زَوْج (zawjm (plural أَزْوَاج (ʾazwāj), feminine زَوْجَة (zawja))

  1. couple, pair
  2. one of a pair
    1. husband, wife, mate, partner
  3. (now rare) kind, type
    • Qur'an 56:4-10
      إِذَا رُجَّتِ الْأَرْضُ رَجًّا وَبُسَّتِ الْجِبَالُ بَسًّا فَكَانَتْ هَبَاءً مُّنْبَثًّا وَكُنتُمْ أَزْوَاجًا ثَلَاثَةً فَأَصْحَابُ الْمَيْمَنَةِ مَا أَصْحَابُ الْمَيْمَنَةِ وَأَصْحَابُ الْمَشْأَمَةِ مَا أَصْحَابُ الْمَشْأَمَةِ وَالسَّابِقُونَ السَّابِقُونَ
      When the earth is shaken with convulsion / And the mountains are crushed, crumbling / And become dust dispersing / And ye become of three kinds: Then the companions of the right – what are the companions of the right? And the companions of the left – what are the companions of the left? And the forerunners, the forerunners!
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Etymology 2Edit

Denominal verb derived from زَوْج (zawj, pair).

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VerbEdit

زَوَّجَ (zawwaja) II, non-past يُزَوِّجُ‎ (yuzawwiju)

  1. to pair, to couple, to join in pairs
  2. to double, to geminate
  3. to marry off, to give in marriage
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