Origin: Ar intifāḍa, lit., a shudder, shaking off < nafaḍa, to shake
See intifada in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Arabic intifāḍa, shudder, awakening, uprising
Origin: , from intifaḍa, to be shaken, wake up
Origin: , derived stem of nafaḍa, to shake; see npṣ́ in Semitic roots.
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