EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic جِهَاد(jihād, struggle; effort).

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: jĭ-häd', IPA(key): /dʒɪˈhɑːd/
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  • enPR: jə-häd', IPA(key): /dʒəˈhɑːd/

NounEdit

jihad (countable and uncountable, plural jihads)

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  1. (Islam) A holy war undertaken by Muslims.
    • 1938 August 22, "Holy War", Time:
      Young Iraqis of both sects obeyed the imams' ruling last week by rushing to conscription offices in hot, dirty, dusty Bagdad to offer themselves or their money for the jihad.
    • 1977, Alistair Horne, A Savage War of Peace, New York Review Books 2006, page 26:
      Small groups of killers, the scent of blood in their nostrils, now fanned out by taxi, bicycle or even on horseback into the surrounding countryside, spreading the word that a general jihad, or ‘holy war’, had broken out.
    • 2013 May 8, Mona Mahmood & Ian Black, The Guardian:
      The Jabhat al-Nusra media, with songs about jihad and martyrdom, is extremely influential.
  2. An aggressive campaign for an idea.
  3. (Islam, theology) A personal spiritual struggle for self-improvement and/or against evil.

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VerbEdit

jihad (third-person singular simple present jihads, present participle jihading, simple past and past participle jihaded)

  1. To participate in a jihad.

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DutchEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

jihad m (plural jihads, diminutive jihadje n)

  1. Alternative form of djihaad

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FinnishEdit

NounEdit

jihad

  1. jihad (Muslims' holy war)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of jihad (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative jihad jihadit
genitive jihadin jihadien
partitive jihadia jihadeja
illative jihadiin jihadeihin
singular plural
nominative jihad jihadit
accusative nom. jihad jihadit
gen. jihadin
genitive jihadin jihadien
partitive jihadia jihadeja
inessive jihadissa jihadeissa
elative jihadista jihadeista
illative jihadiin jihadeihin
adessive jihadilla jihadeilla
ablative jihadilta jihadeilta
allative jihadille jihadeille
essive jihadina jihadeina
translative jihadiksi jihadeiksi
instructive jihadein
abessive jihaditta jihadeitta
comitative jihadeineen
Possessive forms of jihad (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person jihadini jihadimme
2nd person jihadisi jihadinne
3rd person jihadinsa

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FrenchEdit

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NounEdit

jihad m (plural jihads)

  1. Alternative form of djihad

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

jihad m or f (invariable)

  1. jihad

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic جِهَاد(jihād, struggle; effort).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

jihad m (plural jihads)

  1. (Islam) jihad (holy war undertaken by Muslims)

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