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See also: فقیر

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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From root ف ق ر(f-q-r); compare فَقُرَ(faqura, to be poor).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fa.qiːr/
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AdjectiveEdit

فَقِير (faqīr) (feminine فَقِيرَة(faqīra), masculine plural فُقَرَاء(fuqarāʾ), feminine plural فَقِيرَات(faqīrāt), elative أَفْقَر(ʾafqar))

  1. poor, poverty-stricken
  2. wretched

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

NounEdit

فَقِير (faqīrm (plural فُقَرَاء(fuqarāʾ))

  1. poor man, pauper
  2. mendicant dervish, Sufi mendicant

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “فقر”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN