Arabic edit

Etymology edit

From the root ش ج ع (š-j-ʕ).

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

شُجَاع (šujāʕ) (feminine شُجَاعَة (šujāʕa), masculine plural شَجَعَة (šajaʕa) or شُجْعَان (šujʕān), feminine plural شُجَاعَات (šujāʕāt), elative أَشْجَع (ʔašjaʕ))

  1. brave, courageous, plucky, bold
    Synonyms: شَجِيع (šajīʕ), بَطَل (baṭal), مِلحَس
    Antonym: جَبَان (jabān)

Declension edit

Descendants edit

  • Swahili: shujaa

References edit

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

Persian edit

Etymology edit

From Arabic شُجَاع (šujāʕ).

Pronunciation edit

 

Readings
Classical reading? šujā'
Dari reading? šujā'
Iranian reading? šojâ'
Tajik reading? šujoʾ

Adjective edit

Dari شجاع
Iranian Persian
Tajik шуҷоъ

شجاع (šojâ') (comparative شجاع‌تَر (šojâ'-tar), superlative شجاع‌تَرین (šojâ'-tarin))

  1. brave
  2. courageous

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