Arabic

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Root
ق د ر (q-d-r)

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /miq.daːr/
    • (Hijazi) IPA(key): /miɡdaːr/
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Noun

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مِقْدَار (miqdārm (plural مَقَادِير (maqādīr))

  1. amount, quantity
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 70:4:
      تَعْرُجُ ٱلْمَلَائِكَةُ وَٱلرُّوحُ إِلَيْهِ فِي يَوْمٍ كَانَ مِقْدَارُهُ خَمْسِينَ أَلْفَ سَنَةٍ
      taʕruju l-malāʔikatu war-rūḥu ʔilayhi fī yawmin kāna miqdāruhu ḵamsīna ʔalfa sanatin
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)

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Persian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Arabic مِقْدَار (miqdār).

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Readings
Classical reading? miqdār
Dari reading? miqdār
Iranian reading? meğdâr
Tajik reading? miqdor

Noun

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Dari مِقدار
Iranian Persian
Tajik миқдор

مِقدار (meqdâr) (plural مَقادیر (maqâdir))

  1. amount, quantity
    مقدار زیادیmeqdâr-e ziyâdia large amount; a lot
  2. value (numerical quantity)
  3. (medicine) dose

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Urdu

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Etymology

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From Arabic مِقْدَار (miqdār).

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مِقْدار (miqdārm (Hindi spelling मिक़दार)

  1. amount, quantity