Arabic edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

An Iranian borrowing: compare Persian جوخ (jawx, troop) and the Old Armenian loanword ջոկ (ǰok).[1][2][3]

Noun edit

جَوْقَة (jawqaf (plural جَوْقَات (jawqāt))

  1. group, troop, bracket, party
  2. (theater, opera) ensemble, choir, chorus, orchestra, troupe, band

Declension edit

References edit

  1. ^ Steingass, Francis Joseph (1892) “جوق”, in A Comprehensive Persian–English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul, page 378
  2. ^ Hübschmann, Heinrich (1897) Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie (in German), Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, page 232
  3. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʻeay (1979) “ջոկ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, a reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, volume IV, Yerevan: University Press, page 130ab

Further reading edit

  • Dozy, Reinhart Pieter Anne (1881) “جوقة”, in Supplément aux dictionnaires arabes[1] (in French), volume 1, Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 235
  • Freytag, Georg (1830) “جوقة”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum[2] (in Latin), volume 1, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 326
  • Kazimirski, Albin de Biberstein (1860) “جوقة”, in Dictionnaire arabe-français contenant toutes les racines de la langue arabe, leurs dérivés, tant dans l’idiome vulgaire que dans l’idiome littéral, ainsi que les dialectes d’Alger et de Maroc[3] (in French), volume 2, Paris: Maisonneuve et Cie, page 357
  • Wehr, Hans (1979) “جوقة”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN, page 176
  • Wehr, Hans with Kropfitsch, Lorenz (1985) “جوقة”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart[4] (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, published 2011, →ISBN, pages 218–219

Moroccan Arabic edit

Etymology edit

From Arabic جَوْقَة (jawqa).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ʒaw.qa/, /ʒuː.qa/

Noun edit

جَوقة or جُوقة (jawqa or jūqaf (plural جواق (jwāq))

  1. group of people

See also edit