Arabic edit

Etymology edit

From the root ق ر ء (q-r-ʔ), related to reading.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /qi.raː.ʔa/
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Noun edit

قِرَاءَة (qirāʔaf (dual قِرَاءَتَانِ (qirāʔatāni), plural قِرَاءَات (qirāʔāt))

  1. verbal noun of قَرَأَ (qaraʔa) (form I)
    قراءَة الكتابqirāʾat al-kitābthe reading of the book
  2. reading
  3. (countable) one of the variants in the recitation of the Quran
    يَحْفَظُ الْقُرْآنَ بِقِرَاءَةِ نَافِعٍ
    yaḥfaẓu l-qurʔāna biqirāʔati nāfiʕin
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  • Azerbaijani: qıraət
  • Ottoman Turkish: قرائت (kıraat)
  • Persian: قرائت (qerâ'at)