قاعدہ

See also: قاعده‎and قاعدة‎

UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Persian قاعده(qâ'ede), from Arabic قَاعِدَة(qāʿida). Compare Hindi क़ायदा (qāydā), Punjabi ਕ਼ਾਇਦਾ (qāidā) / قاعِدَہ(qā‘idah), Sindhi قاعِدو‎ / क़ाइदो, Gujarati કાયદો (kāyado), Marathi कायदा (kāydā), Kannada ಕಾಯ್ದೆ (kāyde), Oriya କାଇଦା (kaida).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

قاعِدَہ (qā‘idam (plural قواعد‎, Hindi spelling क़ायदा)

  1. abecedarium, primer
  2. custom, practice
  3. law, rule
  4. regulation, rule
  5. principle
  6. way, method, habit

DeclensionEdit

Declension of قاعدہ
singular plural
direct قاعِدہ(qā‘idah) قاعِدے(qā‘ide)
oblique قاعِدے(qā‘ide) قاعِدوں(qā‘idõ)
vocative قاعِدے(qā‘ide) قاعِدو(qā‘ido)

Further readingEdit

  • قاعدہ”, in اُردُو لُغَت (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • قاعِدَہ”, in Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English], Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2023.
  • Qureshi, Bashir Ahmad (1971), “قاعده”, in Kitabistan's 20th Century Standard Dictionary‎, Lahore: Kitabistan Pub. Co.
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “قاعده”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & Co.