Verbal noun إرادة


إِنّمَا أَمْرُهُ إِذَا أَرَادَ شَيْئًا أَن يَقُولَ لَهُ كُن فَيَكُون Verily, His Command, when He intends a thing, is only that He says to it, “Be!” and it is! – Quran, 36:82

عَنْ عائِشَةَ ، قَالَتْ : كانَ النّبِيّ صَلّى الله عَلَيْهِ وَسَلّمَ يُصَلّي وَأَنا رَاقِدَةٌ مُعْتَرِضَةٌ عَلَى فِرَاشِهِ ، فإِذا أَرَادَ أَنْ يُوتِرَ أَيْقَظَنِي فَأَوْتَرْتُ On the authority of Aishah, she said, “The Prophet, God bless him and grant him peace, used to pray while I was asleep lying on his bed, and when he wanted to pray witr, he would awake me and I would pray witr.” – al-Bukhari

القاتل الجماعي النرويجي بريفيك يريد أن يؤسس جمعية فاشية Norwegian mass murderer Breivik wants to establish a fascist association– BBC News, Arabic

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The verb أَرَاد can also be used to indicate that something is about to happen, or has nearly happened, such as in the Quran فَوَجَدَا فِيهَا جِدَارًا يُرِيدُ أَن يَنقَض they found therein a wall about to collapse (Quran, 18:73)