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Etymology 1Edit

From قِنْطَار(qinṭār, hundredweight). Together the words form a root ق ن ط ر(q-n-ṭ-r).

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قَنْطَرَ (qanṭara) Iq, non-past يُقَنْطِرُ‎‎ (yuqanṭiru)

  1. to heap up great possessions; to own great wealth
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 3:14:
      زُيِّنَ لِلنَّاسِ حُبُّ ٱلشَّهَوَاتِ مِنَ ٱلنِّسَاءِ وَالْبَنِينَ وَٱلْقَنَاطِيرِ ٱلْمُقَنْطَرَةِ مِنَ ٱلذَّهَبِ وَٱلْفِضَّةِ وَٱلْخَيْلِ ٱلْمُسَوَّمَةِ وَٱلْأَنْعَامِ وَٱلْحَرْثِ ذٰلِكَ مَتَاعُ ٱلْحَيَاةِ ٱلدُّنْيَا وَٱللّٰهُ عِنْدَهُ حُسْنُ ٱلْمَآبِ
      zuyyina li-n-nāsi ḥubbu š-šahawāti mina n-nisāʾi wālbanīna wal-qanāṭīri l-muqanṭarati mina ḏ-ḏahabi wal-fiḍḍati wal-ḵayli l-musawwamati wal-ʾanʿāmi wal-ḥarṯi ḏālika matāʿu l-ḥayāti d-dunyā wal-lāhu ʿindahu ḥusnu l-maʾābi
      Beautified for men is the love of things they covet, women, children, heaped-up wealth of gold and silver, branded beautiful horses, cattle and cropland. This is the pleasure of the present world’s life, but Allah has the finest return with Him.
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Etymology 2Edit

From قَنْطَرَة(qanṭara, arch; vault). Together the words form a root ق ن ط ر(q-n-ṭ-r).

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قَنْطَرَ (qanṭara) Iq, non-past يُقَنْطِرُ‎‎ (yuqanṭiru)

  1. to vault, to arch over
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