Arabic

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Root
ق ل ب (q l b)
10 terms

Etymology

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From Classical Syriac ܩܠܒܝܕ (/⁠*qālobīḏ⁠/, last), from Ancient Greek καλοπόδιον (kalopódion, last), diminutive of καλόπους (kalópous, last), compound of κᾶλον (kâlon, wood) and πούς (poús, foot).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /qaː.lab/, /qaː.lib/

Noun

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قَالَب or قالِب (qālab or qālibm (plural قَوَالِب (qawālib))

  1. form, mould, last (for casting shapes by it)
  2. (computing) template; boilerplate

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References

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  • Dozy, Reinhart Pieter Anne (1881) “قالب”, in Supplément aux dictionnaires arabes[1] (in French), volume 2, Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 391
  • Fraenkel, Siegmund (1886) Die aramäischen Fremdwörter im Arabischen (in German), Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 256
  • Freytag, Georg (1835) “قالب”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum[2] (in Latin), volume 3, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 485
  • Kazimirski, Albin de Biberstein (1860) “قالب”, 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 797
  • Wehr, Hans (1979) “قالب”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN, page 918
  • Wehr, Hans with Kropfitsch, Lorenz (1985) “قالب”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart[4] (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, published 2011, →ISBN, page 1051

Hijazi Arabic

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ق ل ب
6 terms

Etymology

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Arabic قَالِب (qālib).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ɡaː.lib/, /ɡaː.lab/

Noun

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قالب (gālib or gālabm (plural قَوَالِب (gawālib))

  1. bakery pan, cake mold
  2. form, mould, last

Ottoman Turkish

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Etymology

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From Arabic قَالِب (qālib).

Noun

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قالب (kalıp, kalup) (plural قوالب (kavalıp))

  1. form, mould, last (for casting shapes by it)
  2. form, shape, arrangement something or someone has acquired
  3. trick, device, feint

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References

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  • Meninski, Franciszek à Mesgnien (1680) “قالب”, in Thesaurus linguarum orientalium, Turcicae, Arabicae, Persicae, praecipuas earum opes à Turcis peculiariter usurpatas continens, nimirum Lexicon Turkico-Arabico-Persicum[5], Vienna, column 3592

Persian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Arabic قَالِب (qālib). Doublet of کالبد (kâlbod).

Pronunciation

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Readings
Classical reading? qāliḇ
Dari reading? qālib
Iranian reading? ğâleb
Tajik reading? qolib
  • Audio (Iran):(file)

Noun

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قالب (qâleb) (plural قالب‌ها (qâleb-hâ))

  1. mould
  2. template
    قالب وردپرسqâleb-e vordpresWordPress template; WordPress theme
  3. form, shape
    شیطانی در قالب فرشتهšeytâni dar qâleb-e fereštea demon in the shape of an angel
  4. body (as opposed to soul)
  5. cake, block; counter for blocks of soap, cheese, etc.
    قالب صابونqâleb-e sâbuncake of soap
    قالب پنیرqâleb-e panirblock of cheese

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