See also: سؤال and شوال

Arabic edit

Noun edit

سَوَّال (sawwālpl

  1. plural of سال(sāl)

Baluchi edit

Etymology edit

From Arabicسُؤَال(suʔāl).

Noun edit

سوال (sawál, suwál)

  1. question

Synonyms edit

Mazanderani edit

Noun edit

سوال⁩ (suâl, sevâl)

  1. forehead

Noun edit

سوال⁩ (sa'âl)

  1. question

Derived terms edit

Ottoman Turkish edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Arabicسُؤَال(suʔāl).

Noun edit

سوال (sual)

  1. question
    • 1927 October, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Nutuk[1], page 11:
      شمدی ، افندیلر ؛ مساعده بیورورسه‌كز ، سزه بر سؤال صوره‌یم.
      Şimdi, efendiler; müsaade buyurursanız, size bir su'al sorayım.
      Now, gentlemen, with your permission I will ask a question of you.

Descendants edit

  • Turkish: sual

References edit

Persian edit

Etymology edit

See ⁧سُؤال⁩.

Pronunciation edit

  • (Dari, nonstandard)
    • (Kabuli) IPA(key): [sʊ.wɑ́ːl], [sä.wɑ́ːl]

Readings
Dari reading? suwāl, sawāl
  • See ⁧سؤال⁩ for standard pronunciations.

Noun edit

سؤالorسوال (so'âl or sawāl)

  1. Nonstandard form of سؤال.
  2. Pronunciation spelling of سؤال, representing Kabuli Persian.

Urdu edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Classical Persianسوال(savāl), variant form of ⁧سؤال(su'āl), from Arabicسُؤَال(suʔāl). Compare Punjabi ਸਵਾਲ (savāl) / ⁧سوال(savāl).

Pronunciation edit

  • (Standard Urdu) IPA(key): /sə.ʋɑːl/, /sə.wɑːl/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑːl
  • Hyphenation: ⁧سَ‧وال

Noun edit

سَوال (savālm (formal pluralسَوالات(savālāt), Hindi spelling सवाल)

  1. question

Declension edit

Declension of ⁧سوال
singular plural
direct سَوال(savāl) سَوال(savāl)
oblique سَوال(savāl) سَوالوں(savālō̃)
vocative سَوال(savāl) سَوالو(savālō)

Further reading edit

  • S. W. Fallon (1879), “سوال”, in A New Hindustani-English Dictionary, Banaras, London: Trubner and Co., page 789
  • سوال”, in اُردُو لُغَت(urdū luġat) (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “سؤَال”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & Co., page 692
  • Qureshi, Bashir Ahmad (1971), “سوال”, in Kitabistan's 20th Century Standard Dictionary‎, Lahore: Kitabistan Pub. Co., page 389
  • سوال”, in ریخْتَہ لُغَت(rexta luġat) - Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English] (in English), Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2024.
  • John Shakespear (1834), “سوال”, in A dictionary, Hindustani and English: with a copious index, fitting the work to serve, also, as a dictionary of English and Hindustani, 3rd edition, London: J.L. Cox and Son, →OCLC, page 1114

Ushojo edit

Verb edit

سوال⁩ (svāl)

  1. to request
  2. to address

Noun edit

سوال⁩ (svāl)

  1. plea, supplication, solicitation, petition, appeal, request