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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root و ل د (w-l-d). Compare Hebrew יָלַד (yalád).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

وَلَدَ (walada) I, non-past يَلِدُ‎ (yalidu)

  1. to bear, to give birth, to beget
    وُلِدْتُ فِي مَدِينَة كَبِيرَة.‏ (passive voice)
    wulidtu fi madīna kabīra.
    I was born in a big city.
    • Qur'an 112:3
      لَمْ يَلِدْ وَلَمْ يُولَدْ
      lam yalid walam yūlad
      He neither begets nor is born,
  2. to produce, to bring forth
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Etymology 2Edit

Form-II intensive/causative of وَلَدَ (walada, to give birth).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

وَلَّدَ (wallada) II, non-past يُوَلِّدُ‎ (yuwallidu)

  1. to assist in childbirth (as a midwife)
  2. to make children to, to cause to give birth
  3. to rear, to educate, to bring up
  4. to innovate, to originate, to generate, to produce
  5. to give birth
  6. to derive (a word)
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Etymology 3Edit

Compare Hebrew יֶלֶד (yéled), Ge'ez ወልድ (wäld).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

وَلَد (waladm (plural أَوْلَاد (ʾawlād) or وُلْد (wuld) or وِلْدَان (wildān) or وِلْدَة (wilda))

  1. child (of either gender)
  2. boy
  3. son
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “ولد”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4