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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ق و س(q-w-s).

PronunciationEdit

  • (bow)::
    (file)

VerbEdit

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

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

ConjugationEdit

VerbEdit

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

  1. to bend, to curve, to write

ConjugationEdit

NounEdit

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

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

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Hijazi ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic قَوْس(qaws).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

قوس (gōsm (plural أَقْواس‎ ‎(ʼagwās))

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