ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root م ق ل(m-q-l).

VerbEdit

مَقَلَ (maqala) I, non-past يَمْقُلُ‎‎ (yamqulu)

  1. to look onto, to introspect
  2. to descend, to run away
  3. to give a bit to drink at the مُقْلَة(muqla)
Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

مَقْل (maqlm

  1. verbal noun of مَقَلَ (maqala) (form I)
  2. bottom of a well
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Apparently a Dravidian borrowing, compare Telugu మొగలి (mogali), Tamil முசலி (mucali) meaning apart from other things screw pine. Passed also into Jewish Babylonian Aramaic מוקלא‎ and Classical Syriac ܡܘܩܠܐ(muqlā) already witnessed from the 5th century.

NounEdit

مُقْل (muqlm

  1. guggul (Commiphora mukul syn. Commiphora wightii syn. Balsamodendron mukul)
  2. gingerbread palm (Hyphaene thebaica syn. Palma thebaica)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

The active participle of أَقَلَّ(ʾaqalla) from the root ق ل ل(q-l-l).

AdjectiveEdit

مُقِلّ (muqill)

  1. poor, pauper
DeclensionEdit