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EtymologyEdit

From the root ق ي س(q-y-s).

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

قِيَاس (qiyāsm (plural قِيَاسَات(qiyāsāt) or أَقْيِسَة(ʾaqyisa))

  1. verbal noun of قَاسَ(qāsa) (form III)
  2. size, dimension, measurement
  3. measure, measuring, comparison
  4. rule, analogy, paradigm, example
  5. logical conclusion, syllogism
  6. surmise, supposition, hypothesis
  7. chilblain

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