See also: وأد

Arabic

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وَادٍ

Etymology 1

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Root
و د ي (w d y)
4 terms

Derived from the active participle of وَدَى (wadā, to whip out for discharge).

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Noun

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وَادٍ (wādinm (construct state وَادِي (wādī), plural أَوْدِيَة (ʔawdiya) or وُدْيَان (wudyān))

  1. valley
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 13:17:
      أَنزَلَ مِنَ السَّمَاءِ مَاءً فَسَالَتْ أَوْدِيَةٌ بِقَدَرِهَا فَاحْتَمَلَ السَّيْلُ زَبَدًا رَّابِيًا []
      He has sent down water from the sky so the valleys flow, [each valley] according to its measure, so then the torrent bears a rising foam []
  2. river bed, ravine, gorge, wadi
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Etymology 2

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Root
و د د (w d d)
6 terms

Verb

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وَادَدَ or وَادَّ (wādda or wādada) III, non-past يُوَادُّ or يُوَادِدُ‎ (yuwāddu or yuwādidu)

  1. to engage in fellowship with, to try or strive to be friends
  2. to be with affection for, to love someone, to be one who loves them
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Adjective

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وَادّ (wādd) (feminine وَادَّة (wādda), masculine plural وَادُّونَ (wāddūna), feminine plural وَادَّات (wāddāt))

  1. active participle of وَدَّ (wadda)
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واد (wád)

  1. salt

Hijazi Arabic

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From Arabic وَلَد (walad).

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واد (wādm (plural أولاد (ʔawlād))

  1. boy
    Synonym: وَلَد (walad)

Moroccan Arabic

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Etymology

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From Arabic وَادٍ (wādin).

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واد (wādm (plural ويدان (wīdān))

  1. river
  2. valley