See also: قوی, قوى, and ق و ي

Arabic edit

Root
ق و ي (q-w-y)

Etymology 1 edit

From the root ق و ي (q-w-y).

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

قَوِيَ (qawiya) I, non-past يَقْوَى‎ (yaqwā)

  1. to be or become strong, powerful
  2. to be able to do something (about); to have influence (over); to be able to cope (with); to be superior (to) (construed with عَلَى (ʕalā))
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قَوِيَ (qawiya) I, non-past يَقْوَى‎ (yaqwā)

  1. to be depopulated
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قَوِيَ (qawiya) I, non-past يَقْوَى‎ (yaqwā)

  1. to starve
  2. (of rain) to be withheld
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Etymology 2 edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /qa.wijj/
  • (file)

Adjective edit

قَوِيّ (qawiyy) (feminine قَوِيَّة (qawiyya), masculine plural أَقْوِيَاء (ʔaqwiyāʔ), feminine plural قَوِيَّات (qawiyyāt), elative أَقْوَى (ʔaqwā))

  1. strong, powerful, mighty
  2. potent
  3. intense, violent
  4. firm, solid
  5. sturdy, robust
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Descendants edit
  • Azerbaijani: qəvi
  • Chagatai: قوى
  • Ottoman Turkish: قوی
  • Persian: قوی

Egyptian Arabic edit

Etymology edit

From Arabic قَوِيّ (qawiyy).

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Adverb edit

قوي (ʾawi)

  1. very
    أنا تعبان قويana taʿbān ʾawiI'm very tired

Hijazi Arabic edit

Etymology edit

From Arabic قَوِيّ (qawiyy).

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قوي (gawi) (feminine قويّة (gawiyya), common plural قوايا (gawāya), elative أقوى (ʾagwa))

  1. strong
    Antonym: ضعيف (ḍaʕīf)

South Levantine Arabic edit

Etymology edit

From Arabic قَوِيّ (qawiyy).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): (Urban) /ʔa.wi/, [ˈʔa.wi]
  • IPA(key): (Bedouin) /ɡa.wi/, [ˈɡa.wi]
  • (file)

Adjective edit

قوي (ʔawi) (feminine قويّة (ʔawiyye), masculine plural قوايا (ʔawāya), elative أقوى (ʔaʔwa))

  1. strong
    Antonym: ضعيف (ḍʕīf)