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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Verbal form III of the root ش ه د(š-h-d).

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

شَاهَدَ (šāhada) III, non-past يُشَاهِدُ‎‎ (yušāhidu)

  1. to see (with one’s own eyes)[1], to view, to inspect, to watch, to observe, to witness
    شَاهِدْتُ الْعَدِيدَ مِنَ الْأَجَانِبِ هُنَاك‎ ― šāhidtu l-ʿadīda mina l-ʾajānibi hunākI saw many foreigners there
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Derived from the active participle of the form I verb شَهِدَ(šahida, to witness), from the root ش ه د(š-h-d).

NounEdit

شَاهِد (šāhidm pers (plural شَاهِدُون(šāhidūn) or شُهُود(šuhūd) or أَشْهَاد(ʾašhād) or شُهَّد(šuhhad), feminine شَاهِدَة(šāhida))

  1. witness, one giving evidence
  2. notary public
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit

NounEdit

شَاهِد (šāhidm npers (plural شَوَاهِد(šawāhid))

  1. evidence, piece of evidence
  2. attestation
  3. textual evidence
  4. testimony
  5. upright, oblong tombstone
DeclensionEdit

AdjectiveEdit

شَاهِد (šāhid) (feminine شَاهِدَة(šāhida), masculine plural شَاهِدُون(šāhidūn) or شُهُود(šuhūd) or أَشْهَاد(ʾašhād) or شُهَّد(šuhhad), feminine plural شَاهِدَات(šāhidāt))

  1. present
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

PashtoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic شاهد‎.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

شاهد (šâhéd?

  1. witness

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic شاهد‎.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

شاهد (šâhed) (plural شاهدان(šâhedân) or شاهدها(šâhed-hâ))

  1. witness

AdjectiveEdit

شاهد (šâhed)

  1. (archaic) beautiful