See also: ف [U+0641 ARABIC LETTER FEH], ڢ [U+06A2 ARABIC LETTER FEH WITH DOT MOVED BELOW], ڨ [U+06A8 ARABIC LETTER QAF WITH THREE DOTS ABOVE], ڧ [U+06A7 ARABIC LETTER QAF WITH DOT ABOVE], ڤ [U+06A4 ARABIC LETTER VEH], ڥ [U+06A5 ARABIC LETTER FEH WITH THREE DOTS BELOW], ٯ [U+066F ARABIC LETTER DOTLESS QAF], and ڡ [U+06A1 ARABIC LETTER DOTLESS FEH]

ق U+0642, ق
ARABIC LETTER QAF
ف
[U+0641]
Arabic ك
[U+0643]
U+FED5, ﻕ
ARABIC LETTER QAF ISOLATED FORM

[U+FED4]
Arabic Presentation Forms-B
[U+FED6]
U+FED6, ﻖ
ARABIC LETTER QAF FINAL FORM

[U+FED5]
Arabic Presentation Forms-B
[U+FED7]
U+FED7, ﻗ
ARABIC LETTER QAF INITIAL FORM

[U+FED6]
Arabic Presentation Forms-B
[U+FED8]
U+FED8, ﻘ
ARABIC LETTER QAF MEDIAL FORM

[U+FED7]
Arabic Presentation Forms-B
[U+FED9]

Arabic

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Alternative forms

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Pronunciation

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  • (letter name): IPA(key): /qaːf/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /q/
  • (Main dialectal variations): IPA(key): /ʔ/, /q/, /ɡ/

Etymology 1

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From the Nabataean letter 𐢏 (q, qoph), derived from the Phoenician letter 𐤒 (q, qop), from an uncertain Egyptian hieroglyph (𓃻?). See also Classical Syriac ܩ (q, qūp), Hebrew ק (q, qūph), Ancient Greek Φ (Ph), Latin Q.

Letter

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ق / ق‍ / ‍ق‍ / ‍ق (qāf)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Arabic alphabet. It is preceded by ف (f) and followed by ك (k).

Symbol

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ق / ق‍ / ‍ق‍ / ‍ق (qāf)

  1. The nineteenth letter in traditional abjad order, which is used in place of numerals for list numbering (abjad numerals). It is preceded by ص () and followed by ر (r).
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Proper noun

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ق (qāf?

  1. The 50th sura (chapter) of the Qur'an.

Etymology 2

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Verb

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قِ (qi) (form I)

  1. second-person masculine singular active imperative of وَقَى (waqā)

Balti

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ق (transliteration needed)

  1. The thirty-fourth letter of the Balti alphabet, written in the Perso-Arabic script

Burushaski

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Pronunciation

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Letter

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ق (q)

  1. The thirty-fourth letter of the Burushaski alphabet, written in the Perso-Arabic script

Hijazi Arabic

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Pronunciation

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  • (letter name): IPA(key): [qaːf], [ɡaːf]
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /ɡ/
  • (allophones): IPA(key): [ɡ], [q]

Letter

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ق (gāf)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Arabic alphabet. It is preceded by ف (fāʔ) and followed by ك (kāf).

Usage notes

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The letter’s name is mostly rendered as [qaːf], but it's mostly pronounced and represents the phoneme /g/, except in words and phrases borrowed or influenced by Modern Standard Arabic where it is pronounced [q].

Forms

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Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ق ـق ـقـ قـ

Kashmiri

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Letter

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ق (q)

  1. The thirty-second letter of the traditional alphabet chart of Kashmiri.

Forms

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Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ق ـق ـقـ قـ

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  • Previous letter: ف (f)
  • Next letter: ک (k)

Kazakh

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Alternative scripts
Arabic ق
Cyrillic Қ, қ
Latin Q, q
Yañalif Q, q

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ق (q)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Kazakh in Arabic Script. It represents the Cyrillic letter Қ.

Forms

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Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ق ـق ـقـ قـ

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Khowar

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Pronunciation

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ق (qāf)

  1. The thirty-fifth letter of the Khowar abjad.

Forms

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Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ق ـق ـقـ قـ

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  • Previous letter: ف
  • Next letter: ڨ

Malay

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Pronunciation

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  • (Name of letter) IPA(key): [qaf]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable initial) IPA(key): [q], [k]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable final) IPA(key): [k̚]

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ق / ق‍ / ‍ق‍ / ‍ق

  1. The twenty-fourth letter of the Malay alphabet, written in the Arabic script.

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Pashto

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Pronunciation

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Letter

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ق (qâf)

  1. The thirty-first letter of the Pashto alphabet.

Forms

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Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ق ـق ـقـ قـ

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  • Previous letter: ف
  • Next letter: ک

Persian

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Pronunciation

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  • (phoneme) IPA(key): /q/
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  • (letter name)
    (Dari) IPA(key): /qɑːf/
    (Iran) IPA(key): /qɒːf/

Letter

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ق / قـ / ـقـ / ‍ـق (qâf)

  1. The twenty-fourth letter of the Perso-Arabic alphabet. It is preceded by ف and followed by ک. Its name is قاف.

Usage notes

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In Tehran, Iranian Azerbaijan, and some surrounding areas, this letter may be pronounced as /ɢ/. Outside of those regions the letter is almost always pronounced as /q/.

Sindhi

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ق (qāf)

  1. The thirty-ninth letter of the Sindhi abjad.

Forms

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Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ق ـق ـقـ قـ

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  • Previous letter: ڦ
  • Next letter: ڪ

Urdu

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ق (qāf)

  1. The twenty-seventh letter of the Urdu abjad.

Forms

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Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ق ـق ـقـ قـ

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  • Previous letter: ف (f)
  • Next letter: ک (k)

Uyghur

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ق (qe)

  1. The seventeenth letter of the Uyghur alphabet.

Forms

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Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ق ـق ـقـ قـ

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  • Next letter: ك (k)