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قاعدة

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the verb قَعَدَ (qaʿada, to sit down, to lie in wait, to waylay), root ق ع د (q-ʿ-d).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

قَاعِدَةٌ (qāʿidatunf (plural قَوَاعِدُ (qawāʿidu))

  1. foundation
  2. basis
  3. fundament
  4. (plural only) grammar
  5. (military) base
  6. support, socle, pedestal
  7. chassis, undercarriage
  8. precept, rule, principle
  9. formula
  10. method, manner
  11. model, pattern