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EtymologyEdit

Morphologically from the root ش ه و(š-h-w) or ش ه ي(š-h-y).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

شَهْوَة (šahwaf (plural شَهَوَات(šahawāt))

  1. lust; craving; greed; yearning; passion

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

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