قبلة

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root verb قَبِلَ (qabila), to receive hospitably.

Noun[edit]

قُبْلَةٌ (qublatunf (plural قُبْلَاتٌ (qublātun) or قُبُلَاتٌ (qubulātun) or قُبَلٌ (qubalun))

  1. kiss

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Noun[edit]

قِبْلَةٌ (qiblatunf

  1. qibla, the direction towards the Kaaba, towards which Muslims pray
  2. prayer niche, a recess in a mosque wall indicating the direction of the Kaaba

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