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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Verbal noun of ثَقُفَ (ṯaqufa, to be skillful, to be smart), from the root ث ق ف (ṯ-q-f).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ثَقَافَة (ṯaqāfaf (plural ثَقَافَات (ṯaqāfāt))

  1. verbal noun of ثَقُفَ (ṯaqufa) (form I)
  2. sagacity, intelligence, wit, refinement, culture
  3. culture (civilization)
  4. education, literacy

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Hijazi ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic ثَقَافَة (ṯaqāfa).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /θaˈɡaːfa/
    • IPA(key): [θaˈqaːfa] (common pronunciation)
  • IPA(key): /saˈɡaːfa/ (speakers with full /θ/ and /s/ merger)

NounEdit

ثَقَافَة (ṯaɡāfaf (plural ثَقَافات ‎(ṯaɡāfāt))

  1. culture (civilization)
  2. culture (education)