Arabic Word A Day

May 29, 2007

(ضدّ) Did – Arabic Word A Day

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(ضدّ) Did, noun

Meanings

  1. against
  2. opposing, opposite

Examples

  1. kalla_ sayakfuru_na bi ‘iba_datihim wa yaku_nu_na ‘alayhim Didan
    (كَلَّا سَيَكْفُرُونَ بِعِبَادَتِهِمْ وَيَكُونُونَ عَلَيْهِمْ ضِدّاً);
    “Nay, they will reject their worship and will be against them.” – Quran 19:82
  2. al-aswadu Didu ‘l-abyaD
    (الأسود ضد الأبيض);
    Black is the opposite of white.

Etymology/Notes

An antonym in the Arabic language are known as (مضادّ).

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