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Etymology 1Edit

From the root م د د(m-d-d).

VerbEdit

مَدَّ (madda) I, non-past يَمُدُّ‎‎ (yamuddu) (transitive)

  1. to extend, to stretch, to spread out, to lay out
  2. to help, to support
  3. to supply, to provide
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NounEdit

مَدّ (maddm

  1. verbal noun of مَدَّ (madda) (form I)
  2. flow of the sea, rising tide (when the ebb has ceased)
    Antonym: جَزْر(jazr)
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Etymology 2Edit

Probably via Aramaic 𐡬𐡣𐡩𐡠 (mdyʾ) / מוֹדְיָא(moḏyā) / ܡܘܿܕܝܳܐ‏(moḏyā) from Akkadian 𒉘𒈨𒌍 (/maddattu, middattu/, a measure of capacity for dates, water, and other things; a vessel), whence also Ancient Greek μόδιος (módios) and Latin modius. Compare Old Armenian մոդ (mod), likewise a volume measure.

NounEdit

مُدّ (muddm (plural أَمْدَاد(ʾamdād) or مِدَاد(midād))

  1. a dry measure varying in size by several liters [to 20th c.]
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