Arabic

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Root
ص ل ح (ṣ l ḥ)
9 terms

Etymology

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Derived from the active participle of صَلَحَ (ṣalaḥa, to be good, right, proper; to be sound, whole; to suit; etc.).

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Adjective

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صَالِح (ṣāliḥ) (feminine صَالِحَة (ṣāliḥa), masculine plural صَالِحُون (ṣāliḥūn) or صُلَّاح (ṣullāḥ) or صُلُوح (ṣulūḥ), elative أَصْلَح (ʔaṣlaḥ))

  1. in good condition, sound, whole
  2. honest, upright, good, just, virtuous, right
  3. pious
  4. suitable, fit
  5. copious, frequent

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Noun

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صَالِح (ṣāliḥm (plural صَوَالِح (ṣawāliḥ))

  1. good, advantage, benefit, interest

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Proper noun

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صَالِح (ṣāliḥm

  1. a male given name
  2. (Islam) Saleh, a prophet of Islam

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See also

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Persian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Arabic صَالِح (ṣāliḥ).

Pronunciation

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Readings
Classical reading? sālih
Dari reading? sāleh
Iranian reading? sâleh
Tajik reading? soleh

Proper noun

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Dari صالح
Iranian Persian
Tajik Солеҳ

صالح (sâleh)

  1. (Islam) a prophet in Islam.
  2. a male given name from Arabic

Urdu

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Classical Persian صَالِح (sālih), from Arabic صَالِح (ṣāliḥ).

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Adjective

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صالِح (sālih) (Hindi spelling सालिह)

  1. virtuous, pious, righteous

Proper noun

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صالِح (sālihm (Hindi spelling सालिह)

  1. (Islam) Saleh, Salih
  2. a male given name from Arabic

References

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  • صالح”, in اُردُو لُغَت (urdū luġat) (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • صالح”, in ریخْتَہ لُغَت (rexta luġat) - Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English], Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2024.