See also: و ل د

Algerian Arabic edit

Etymology edit

From Arabic وَلَد(walad).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ولد (weldm (plural ولاد(wulād))

  1. son
  2. boy
  3. child

Arabic edit

Root
و ل د(w-l-d)

Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-Semitic *walad-. Cognate with Akkadian 𒅇𒌅 (walādum), Aramaic יְלַד(yəlaḏ), Classical Syriac ܝܠܕ(ilaḏ), Hebrew יָלַד(yālaḏ) and Ugaritic 𐎊𐎍𐎄 (yld).

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

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

  1. to bear, to beget
    وُلِدْتُ فِي مَدِينَةٍ كَبِيرَةٍ.‎‎ ― wulidtu fī madīnatin kabīratin.I was born in a big city.
    • 609–632 CE, 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 2 edit

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

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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 3 edit

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

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Noun edit

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

  1. child (son or daughter of any age)
    أُرِيد أَنْ أَلْعَب مَع أَوْلادُك.‎‎
    ʔurīd ʔan ʔalʕab maʕ ʔawlāduk.
    I want to play with your children.
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 17:31:
      وَلَا تَقْتُلُوا أَوْلَادَكُمْ خَشْيَةَ إِمْلَاقٍ ۖ نَحْنُ نَرْزُقُهُمْ وَإِيَّاكُمْ ۚ إِنَّ قَتْلَهُمْ كَانَ خِطْئًا كَبِيرًا
      And do not kill your children for fear of poverty. We provide for them and for you. Indeed, their killing is ever a great sin.
  2. (collective) offspring, issue
  3. (colloquial) boy
  4. (colloquial) son
Declension edit
Descendants edit
  • Maltese: wild
  • Azerbaijani: vələd
  • Bengali: ওলদ (ōlod)
  • Ottoman Turkish: ولد(veled) (see there for further descendants)
  • Uzbek: valad

(via plural form أَوْلَاد(ʔawlād))

References edit

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

Chadian Arabic edit

Etymology edit

From Arabic وَلَد(walad).

Pronunciation edit

  • (file)

Noun edit

ولد (wiledm

  1. son
  2. boy

Hassaniya edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

Prefix edit

ولد (wull)

  1. son (of)

References edit

  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 Arabic edit

Root
و ل د
1 term

Etymology edit

From Arabic وَلَد(walad).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ولد (wuld, waldm (plural ولاد(wlād))

  1. boy
    Synonyms: طفل(tafl), عايل(ʕāyil)
  2. son
    Synonym: بن(ben)
  3. (in the plural) children

North Levantine Arabic edit

Etymology edit

From Arabic وَلَد(walad).

Noun edit

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

  1. boy

Usage notes edit

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

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Ottoman Turkish edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Arabic وَلَد(walad). The adjective is from a clipping of ولد زنا(veledi zina, bastard).

Noun edit

ولد (veled) (broken plural اولادor ولده‎)

  1. child
    Synonym: اوغل(oğul)
  2. child (of animals), cub, pup
  3. children, offspring, progeny
    Synonym: اولاد(evlâd)

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Adjective edit

ولد (veled)

  1. mischievous, crafty
  2. impudent, audacious

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South Levantine Arabic edit

Root
و ل د
4 terms

Etymology 1 edit

From Arabic وَلِدَ(walida).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /wi.lid/, [ˈwi.lɪd]
  • (file)

Verb edit

ولد (wilid) I (present بولد(būlad))

  1. to give birth
Conjugation edit
    Conjugation of ولد (wilid)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m ولدت (wlidt) ولدت (wlidt) ولد (wilid) ولدنا (wlidna) ولدتو (wlidtu) ولدو (wildu)
f ولدتي (wlidti) ولدت (wildat)
present m بولد (bawlad) بتولد (btūlad) بيولد (būlad) منولد (mnūlad) بتولدو (btūladu) بيولدو (būladu)
f بتولدي (btūladi) بتولد (btūlad)
subjunctive m اولد (awlad) تولد (tūlad) يولد (yūlad) نولد (nūlad) تولدو (tūladu) يولدو (yūladu)
f تولدي (tūladi) تولد (tūlad)
imperative m اولد (ūlad) اولدو (ūladu)
f اولدي (ūladi)

Etymology 2 edit

From Arabic وَلَد(walad).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /wa.lad/, [ˈwa.lad]
  • (file)

Noun edit

ولد (waladm (plural ولاد(ulād) or أولاد(ʔawlād))

  1. boy, kid, child
    هاد ولد جديد بصفّي.‎‎
    hād walad jdīd bi-ṣaffi
    This is a new kid in my class.
  2. son
    Synonym: ابن(ibn)
See also edit
  • طفل(ṭifl, young child, toddler)
  • صبي(ṣabi, boy, young man)

Urdu edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Arabic وَلَد(walad).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

وَلَد (valadm (Hindi spelling वलद)

  1. son
    Synonyms: بیٹا(beṭā), فرزند(farzand)
  2. offspring
    Synonym: اولاد(olād)
  3. boy
    Synonym: لڑکا(laṛkā)

References edit

  • ولد”, in اُردُو لُغَت (urdū luġat) (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • ولد”, in ریخْتَہ لُغَت (rexta luġat) - Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English] (in English), Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2023.