قيراط

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek κεράτιον (kerátion, carob).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

قِيرَاط (qīrāṭm (plural قَرَارِيط(qarārīṭ))

  1. carat
  2. (obsolete, Egypt, Sudan) a linear measure, 124 of a دِيرَا(dīrā), – one inch
  3. (obsolete, Egypt, Sudan) a square measure, 124 of a فَدَّان(faddān)‎ – 175.035 square meters
  4. (obsolete, Egypt, Sudan) a dry measure, 132 of a قَدَح(qadaḥ)‎, 1256 of a كَيْلَة(kayla)‎, 13072 of a إِرْدَبّ(ʾirdabb)‎ – 0.064 liters
  5. (obsolete, Egypt, Sudan) a weight measure, 116 of a دِرْهَم(dirham),‎ – 0.195 grams

DeclensionEdit


Hijazi ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic قِيرَاط(qīrāṭ), from Ancient Greek κεράτιον (kerátion, carob).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

قيراط (gīrāṭm (plural قَرَاريط‎ ‎(garārīṭ))

  1. carat (measure of purity of gold), pure gold being 24 carats.
  2. A unit of weight for precious stones and pearls, equivalent to 200 milligrams.