See also: قاعده

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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the verb قَعَدَ(qaʿada, to sit down, to lie in wait, to waylay), root ق ع د(q-ʿ-d).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

قَاعِدَة ‎(qāʿidaf ‎(plural قَوَاعِد(qawāʿid))

  1. foundation
  2. basis
  3. fundament
  4. (plural only) grammar
  5. (military) base
  6. support, socle, pedestal
  7. chassis, undercarriage
  8. precept, rule, principle
  9. formula
  10. method, manner
  11. model, pattern

DeclensionEdit

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Hijazi ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Arabic قَاعِدَة(qāʿida).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡaːʕida/
    • IPA(key): [ˈqaːʕida] (common pronunciation)

NounEdit

قَاعِدة ‎(gāʿidaf pl (plural قَواعِد ‎(gawāʿid) or قاعِدات ‎(gāʿidāt))

  1. basis
  2. (military) base
  3. rule, principle, precept
  4. (beverage) coaster
  5. foundation
  6. fundament

Etymology 2Edit

From the root ق ع د(q-ʿ-d); to sit.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

قَاعْدة ‎(gāʿdaf (plural قاعْدات ‎(gāʿdāt))

  1. sitting
  2. still