ساعد

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root س ع د(s-ʿ-d), cognate with Hebrew סָעַד(sāʿad, to support).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /saː.ʕa.da/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

سَاعَدَ (sāʿada) III, non-past يُسَاعِدُ‎‎ (yusāʿidu)

  1. to help, to assist
    هَلْ يُمْكِن أَنْ تُسَاعِدْنِي؟‎‎ ― hal yumkin ʾan tusāʿidnī?Can you help me?

ConjugationEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

سَاعِد (sāʿidm (plural سَوَاعِد(sawāʿid))

  1. forearm, bracchium
    • a. 684, معن بن أوس [Maʿn Ibn Aws], فيا عجباً لمن ربيت طفلاً […]:
      أُعَلِّمُهُ ٱلرِّمَايَةَ كُلَّ يَوْمٍ / فَلَمَّا ٱشْتَدَّ سَاعِدُهُ رَمَانِي.‎‎
      ʾuʿallimu-hū r-rimāyata kulla yawmin / fa-lammā štadda sāʿidu-hū ramā-nī.
      I teach him shooting every day; and when his arm was steady he shot me.

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

South Levantine ArabicEdit

Root
س ع د

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سَاعَدَ(sāʿada).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /saː.ʕad/, [ˈsæː.ʕad]
  • (file)

VerbEdit

ساعد (sāʕad) (form III, present بساعد(bisāʕed))

  1. to help
    Synonym: عاون(ʕāwan)
    مسؤوليّتنا إنّه نساعد بدعم انتشار الأمراض المعديّة.‎‎
    masʔūliyyetna ʔinno nsāʕed bi-daʕm intišār il-ʔamrāḍ il-moʕdiyye
    It's our responsibility to help stop the spread of infectious diseases.
    (literally, “It's our responsibility to help in the non-spread of infectious diseases.”)

ConjugationEdit

    Conjugation of ساعد (sāʕad)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m ساعدت (sāʕadt) ساعدت (sāʕadt) ساعد (sāʕad) ساعدنا (sāʕadna) ساعدتو (sāʕadtu) ساعدو (sāʕadu)
f ساعدتي (sāʕadti) ساعدت (sāʕadat)
present m بساعد (basāʕed) بتساعد (bitsāʕed) بساعد (bisāʕed) منساعد (minsāʕed) بتساعدو (bitsāʕdu) بساعدو (bisāʕdu)
f بتساعدي (bitsāʕdi) بتساعد (bitsāʕed)
subjunctive m اساعد (asāʕed) تساعد (tsāʕed) يساعد (ysāʕed) نساعد (nsāʕed) تساعدو (tsāʕdu) يساعدو (ysāʕdu)
f تساعدي (tsāʕdi) تساعد (tsāʕed)
imperative m ساعد (sāʕed) ساعدو (sāʕdu)
f ساعدي (sāʕdi)