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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).

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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)
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