قصير

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ق ص ر(q-ṣ-r), cognate with Hebrew קצר(katsár, short)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /qa.sˤiːr/
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AdjectiveEdit

قَصِير (qaṣīr) (feminine قَصِيرَة(qaṣīra), common plural قِصَار(qiṣār), masculine plural قَصِيرُونَ(qaṣīrūna) or قُصَرَاء(quṣarāʾ), feminine plural قَصِيرَات(qaṣīrāt) or قَصَائِر(qaṣāʾir), elative أَقْصَر(ʾaqṣar))

  1. short
  2. too short, defective
  3. small

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Maltese: qasir

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