See also: قوش

Arabic edit

Etymology edit

Root
ق و س (q-w-s)

Compare Ugaritic 𐎖𐎌𐎚 (qšt), Akkadian 𒄑𒉼 (qaštum), Hebrew קֶשֶׁת (qéšeṯ), Ge'ez ቀስት (ḳäst), ቀሥት (ḳäśt), ቀስተም (ḳästäm), ቀስታም (ḳästam), Amharic ቀስት (ḳäst), Tigrinya ቀስቲ (ḳästi), Tigre ቀሽ (ḳäš).

Pronunciation edit

  • Verb I: IPA(key): /qa.wi.sa/
  • Verb II: IPA(key): /qaw.wa.sa/
  • Noun: IPA(key): /qaws/
  • (bow):
    (file)

Verb edit

قَوِسَ (qawisa) I, non-past يَقْوَسُ‎ (yaqwasu)

  1. to be/become bent/curved
  2. to form or make a curved shape

Conjugation edit

Verb edit

قَوَّسَ (qawwasa) II, non-past يُقَوِّسُ‎ (yuqawwisu)

  1. to bend, to curve, to write

Conjugation edit

Noun edit

قَوْس (qawsm or f (plural أَقْواس (ʔaqwās) or قُسِيّ (qusiyy) or قِسِيّ (qisiyy))

  1. bow, curve, twist
  2. (weaponry) bow
  3. (architecture) bow, arch, vault
  4. (typography) parenthesis, bracket

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Maltese: qaws
  • Azerbaijani: qövs
  • Ge'ez: ቀውስ (ḳäws)
  • Classical Malay: kaus
  • Ottoman Turkish: قوس (kavs, kavis)

Gulf Arabic edit

Etymology edit

From Arabic قَوْس (qaws).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

قوس (qōsm (plural اقواس (aqwās))

  1. arch
  2. bow (tool)

Hijazi Arabic edit

Root
ق و س
1 term

Etymology edit

From Arabic قَوْس (qaws).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡoːs/, [ˈɡo̞ːs]

Noun edit

قوس (gōsm (plural أَقْواس (ʔagwās))

  1. arch
  2. bow (used in hunting or wars)

South Levantine Arabic edit

Etymology edit

From Arabic قَوْس (qaws).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

قوس (ʔōsm (plural أقواس (ʔaʔwās))

  1. arch, bow
  2. rainbow
  3. (astrology) Sagittarius

See also edit

Signs of the Zodiac · الأبراج (il-ʔabrāj)
       
الحمل (il-ḥamal, Aries) التور (it-tōr, Taurus) الجوزاء (il-jōzāʔ, Gemini) السرطان (is-saraṭān, Cancer)
       
الأسد (il-ʔasad, Leo) العذراء (il-ʕazrāʔ, Virgo) الميزان (il-mīzān, Libra) العقرب (il-ʕaqrab, Scorpio)
       
القوس (il-ʔōs, Sagittarius) الجدي (il-jidi, Capricorn) الدلو (id-dalu, Aquarius) الحوت (il-ḥūt, Pisces)