Arabic edit

Etymology edit

From the root ش ج ع (š-j-ʕ).

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

شَجِيع (šajīʕ) (feminine شَجِيعَة (šajīʕa), common plural شِجَاع (šijāʕ), masculine plural شُجَعَاء (šujaʕāʔ), feminine plural شَجِيعَات (šajīʕāt) or شَجَائِع (šajāʔiʕ), elative أَشْجَع (ʔašjaʕ))

  1. brave, courageous, plucky, bold
    Synonym: شُجَاع (šujāʕ)
    Antonym: جَبَان (jabān)

Declension edit

References edit

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