See also: و ل د

Algerian ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic وَلَد(walad).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ولد (weldm (plural ولاد(wulād))

  1. son
  2. boy
  3. child

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root و ل د(w-l-d), from Proto-Semitic *walad-. Cognate with Akkadian 𒅇𒌅 (walādum), Aramaic יְלַד(yəlaḏ), Classical Syriac ܝܠܕ(ilaḏ), Hebrew יָלַד(yālaḏ) and Ugaritic 𐎊𐎍𐎄 (yld).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

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

  1. to bear, to give birth, to beget
    وُلِدْتُ فِي مَدِينَة كَبِيرَة.‎ (passive voice)
    wulidtu fī madīna kabīra.
    I was born in a big city.
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 112:3:
      لَمْ يَلِدْ وَلَمْ يُولَدْ‎‎
      lam yalid walam yūlad
      He neither begets nor is born,
  2. to produce, to bring forth
ConjugationEdit
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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)
ConjugationEdit
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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. (collective) children, offspring
  3. (colloquial) boy
  4. (colloquial) son
DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Azerbaijani: övlad
  • Bengali: ওলদ (olôd)
  • Turkish: evlat
  • Kazakh: әулет (äwlet)

ReferencesEdit

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

HassaniyaEdit

EtymologyEdit

Standard Arabic وَلَد(walad, son of)[1]

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

ولد (wull)

  1. son (of)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ apptek.com "Solving the Problem of Traditional Approaches to Name Matching" 'The North African Arabic prefix Ow, a variant of Ould (which comes from Arabic وَلَد(walad, son of))'

Moroccan ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic وَلَد(walad).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /wuld/
  • (file)

NounEdit

ولد (wuldm (plural ولاد(wlād) or ولاد(wulād))

  1. boy
    Synonyms: طفل(tafl), عايل(ʕāyil)
  2. son
    Synonym: بن(ben)

North Levantine ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic وَلَد(walad).

NounEdit

ولد (waladm (plural ولاد(wlēd) or صِبيان(ṣibyān) or صُبيان(ṣubyān))

  1. boy

Usage notesEdit

  • The plural ولاد (wlēd) can mean “boys” specifically, but also “children” in general. The alternative plural is used to explicitly specify the masculine.

See alsoEdit