قوس قزح

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Literally, bow of Quzah, named after Quzah, a pre-Islamic Arab god of weather.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

قَوْس قُزَح (qaws quzaḥm (plural أَقْوَاس قُزَح(ʾaqwās quzaḥ))

  1. rainbow

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Gulf Arabic: قز قزح(quzquzaḥ) (learned)
  • Hijazi Arabic: قوس قزح(gōs guzaḥ) (learned)
  • Persian: قوس و قزح(qows o qazah)
  • Urdu: قوس قزح

Hijazi ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Arabic قَوْس قُزَح(qaws quzaḥ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡoːs ɡuzaħ/
    • IPA(key): [ˈqo̞ːs qʊzaħ] (common pronunciation)

NounEdit

قوس قزح (gōs guzaḥm (plural أقواس قزح(ʔagwās guzaḥ))

  1. rainbow

Moroccan ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic قَوْس قُزَح(qaws quzaḥ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /qaws qu.zaħ/, /quːs qu.zaħ/

NounEdit

قوس قزح (qaws quzaḥ, qūs quzaḥm (plural قواس قزح(qwās quzaḥ))

  1. rainbow
    Synonyms: قوس النبي(qaws en-nbī, qūs en-nbī), حزام لالة فاطمة الزهرا(ḥzām lālla fāṭima z-zuhra), عروسة السما(ʕrūsit es-smā), عروسة الشتا(ʕrūsit eš-štā)