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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root غ و ل(ḡ-w-l), related to غَالَ(ḡāla, to seize).

NounEdit

غُول (ḡūlf (plural أَغْوَال(ʾaḡwāl) or غِيلَان(ḡīlān))

  1. ghoul, desert demon
  2. demon, jinn, goblin, sprite
  3. ogre, cannibal
  4. calamity, disaster
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Etymology 2Edit

Verbal noun of غَالَ(ḡāla, to snatch, to grab, to take away).

NounEdit

غَوْل (ḡawlm

  1. taking away, snatching, seizing, grabbing
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PersianEdit

NounEdit

غول (ğul) (plural غول‌ها(ğul-hâ))

  1. ghoul
  2. giant