Javed Ahmed Ghamidi

Vocabulary

Meanings of Difficult Words

One concern that we hear about often is that some words in Javed Ahmed Ghamidi’s vocabulary are way too eloquent for a common person to understand! In order to solve that problem, here we provide a dictionary of difficult Urdu words often used by Mr. Ghamidi.

WordDefinition
aaeen / آئینconstituition
aa'ilee qanoon / عائلی قانونfamily law
aamriyat / آمریتdictatorship
aarzi / عارضیtemporary, transitional
abadi / ابدیeternal, permanent
adab / ادبliterature
adal / عدلjustice
afhaam / افہامunderstanding
aizza aqarib / اعزواقاربclose relations
akhz / اخذadaptation / derive
aksariyat / اکثریتmajority
alambardaar / علم بردارleader
amuman / عموماًusually
aqwaam e muttehada / اقوام متحدہunited nations
araa / آراءopinions (plural of rae)
asaas / اساسinfrastructure/foundation
asloob / اسلوبtariqa, style
asraat / اثراتeffects (plural of asar)
ataee / عطائquack
aziyaat / اذیتtorture
azkaar / اذکارplural of zikr/ Phrases (particulary said in prayers)
baatil / باطلfalsehood
badyaanti / بد دیانتیdishonesty
bahaesiyati majmui / بحیثیت مجموعیin total; considering all things
bahami / باہمیmutual
bainul aqwaami / بین الاقوامیinternational
bairooni / بیرونیforeign
bar aks / برعکسopposite
baseerat / بصیرتinsight, perception
daaee / داعیperson who engages in dawah; missionary
daaera / دائرہcircle, limits
ehtejaaj / احتجاجprotest
fahem / فہمcomprehend
fanni / فنّیtechnicality
fanoone lateefa / فنون لطیفہfine arts
fareeza / فریضہduty
farokht / فروختto sell
fikri / فکریintellectual
fitri / فطریas per fitrat / natural
ghalba / غلبہdominence, prevalence
girdopesh / گردوپیشall around
hadaf / ہدفgoal, target, object
hamahang / ہم آہنگassonance, matching
hassaas / حساسsusceptible /sensitive
hawaas / حواسsenses
idraak / ادراکmental capacity to understand complex details
ijaad / ایجادinvent
ijma / اجماعconsensus
ijtehaad / اجتہادindependant reasoning
ijtemaa / اجتماعgrouping, public
ikhtesaar / اختصارabbreviation
ilhaam / الہامDevine message
infaraadi / انفرادیindividual
inhiraaf / انحرافgoing against
intikhabaat / انتخاباتelections
inzaar / انذارwarn
iqamat / اقامتestablish
iqdamaat / اقداماتtaking action/steps
iqtidaar / اقتدارauthority
iqtidaar / اقتدارpower
irteka / ارتقاءevolution
islah / اصلاحreform
istadlaal / استدلالargument
istakra / استقراءinductive reasoning
istambaat / اسطمباتderive
istasna / استثناءexception
istataat / استطاعتcapability/capacity
istefada / استفادہbenefit
istelah / اصطلاحterminology
istisaal / استحصالexploit
itaa'at / اطاعتobey
اتمام حجت/itmaam e hujjatcompletion of proof
izaafi / اضافیadditional
izteraab / اضطرابanxiety
jalwat\khilwat / جلوت خلوتpublic/solitude
jamhoori / جمہوریdemocratic
jamme ghafeer / جم غفیرa large group
jamood / جمودpause, passivity
jaraim / جرائمplural of jurm/crimes
juzziyaat / جزیاتdetails
kareena / قرینہpoint
kashf / کشفvision
khayroshar/خیر وشرgood and bad
lazawaal / لاذوالnever ending
libaada / لبادہcover/cloth
maaddee / مادہmatter
maaroof / معروفcommon, commonly known
maashrat / معاشرتsocial
maazi/mustakbil / ماضی/ مستقبلpast and future
madaar / مدارorbit
maftu / مفتوحconquer
maghrib / مغربwest
maishat / معیشتeconomics
malhooz / ملحوظregard
malookiyat / ملوکیتmonarchy
mamba / منباءsource
manfi / منفیnegative
mansab / منصبdesignation
mansha / منشاءintention
mansooba / منصوبہplans
mantiq / منطقlogic
maqasid / مقاصدplural of maqsad
marahil / مراحلstages, steps
marasim / مراسمrelations
marhala / مرحلہstage station
markaz / مرکزcentered/focus
maroobiyat / مرعوبیتinfluence
maruziyat / معروضیتobjectivity
masaael / مسائلproblems
mashriq / مشرقeast
mayassar / میسرavailable
mazeed / مزیدmore
minhaaj / منہاجway, path, program
miraas / میراثinheritance, heritage, legacy
moajze / معجزہmiracles
mohaqqiq / محققresearcher
muaashirat / معاشرتsociety
muaashra / معاشرہsociety
muamma / معمہpuzzle
mubaadi / مبادیcore
mubayyana / مبینہallegedly
mufakkar / مفکرthinker (fikr karne waala)
muhaafiz / محافظguardian
muhaqqiq / محققresearcher
mujtahdeen / مجتہدینpeople who do ijtehaad
mukaalma / مکالمہdialouge
mukallaf / مکلفaccountable (religiously)
mukhaatibeen / مخاطبینaudience
munazzam / منظمorganize
munsif / منصفjudge
muntakhib / منتخبelected
murattab / مرتبput in order
musallam / مسلؔمwhole/complete
musbat / مثبتpositive
mushaaeda / مشاہدہobservation
mustanad / مستندauthentic
mustasna / مستثناءexempt/exception
mutaala / مطالعہstudy
mutaalaba / مطالبہdemand
mutaiyyan / متعینpin point/identify
muzammat / مذمتcensure
muzmar / مضمرhidden, concealed
naafiz / نافذimplement
nafi / نفیnegate
nafs / نفسmind, soul
naguzeer / ناگزیرinevitable
namudaar / نمودارappear
natamaam / ناتمامincomplete
nauiyat / نوعیتcharacteristic/category
nifaaz / نفاذimplementation
nisar / نثارsacrifice
nizameshamsi / نظامِ شمسیsolar system
numaindagi / نمائندگیrepresentation
nuqta nazar / نقطۂ نظرpoint of view
paamaal / پامالbeaten, crushed
mazmoon / مضمونcommon topic
peshangoi / پیشین گوئprediction/forecast
qabaeli / قبائلیtribal
qawaneen / قوانین (قانون کی جمع)laws
qeh-qaha uraana / قہقہہ اڑاناlaugh or mock others/
qillat / قلتdeficiency
qiyadat / قیادتleadership
rabubiyat / ربوبیتgod's provision
raddeamal / ردِّعملreaction
rahnuma / رہنماguide/leader
roz marra / روز مرّہmatter of everyday
sahaafi / صحافیjournalist
saiyaara / سیارہplanet
sakhtiyati lisaniyat / ساختی لسانیتstructural linguistics
salaah / اصلاحorder (opposite of fasaad)/correction
saleebi jung / صلیبی جنگcrusade
saqafti / ثقافتیtraditional
shaad / شادhappy
shaaz / شاذrare
shaistagi / شائستگیpolitely
sifaat / صفاتqualities
sifaati / صفاتیqualitative
sinf / صنفgenre
taabeer / تعبیرinterpretation
taaveel / تاویلreasoning
taazeeb / تعذیبpunish
tadabbur / تدبرobserve deeply, investigate, ponder
tadreeji / تدریجیgradually
taeed / تائیدconcur
tafheem / تفہیمexplanation
taghaiuur / تغيرchange
tahaffuz / تحفظprotection/safety
taham / تاہمtherefore
tahammul / تحملtolerance
tahreek / تحریکmovement
tahreer / تحریرcomposition, writing
tajaweez / تجویز تجاویزproposal
tajziya / تجزیہexamination, analysis
takallum / تکلمspeaking/communication
takhleeq / تخلیقcreation
talkeen / تلقینadvice
tamaddun / تمدّنcivilization
tamheed / تمہیدpreface
tamseel / تمثیلallegory, drama
tanaasub / تناسبharmony/propotion
tanaazur / تناظرperspective
tanzeem / تنظیمorganization
taqaddus / تقدّسsanctity, holiness
taqarrur / تقرّرappoint
taraddud / تردّدirresolution
tarmeem / ترمیمamend, renovate
tarteeb / ترتیبorder, structure
tasaadum / تصادمconflict, collision, clash
tasavvur / تصوّرimagination/perception
tashaddud / تشدّدviolence/violence
tashrihi / تشریحیanalytical
tashvish / تشویشsuspense, suspicion
tatheer / تطہیرpurification
tauzeeh / توضیحelaborate, clarify, investigate
tawanaai / توانائenergy
tawatur / تواترperpetuation; continual adherance
tawazun / توازنbalance, equality
tazkeer / تذکیرrepitition of words/ doing zikr
tazkiya / تزکیہpurification
tehreek / تحریکmovement
uloom / علومknowledge (ilm)
umoomi / عمومیcommon
unsar / عنصرatom/portion
usloob / اسلوبstyle/diction/way
waazey / واضحclear
wajdaan / وجدانintuition
zaabta / ضابطہdiscipline/constitution/law
zahoor / ظہورzaahir hona, appear
zakheeray / ذخیرہstorage
zanni/dhanni / ظنّیunverifiable
zawabit-e qudrat / ضوابط قدرتnatural laws

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