قوم

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ق و م (q-w-m); compare قَامَ (qāma, to rise).

Verb[edit]

قَوَّمَ (qawwama) II, non-past يُقَوِّمُ‎ (yuqawwimu)

  1. (transitive) to raise
  2. (transitive) to evaluate
  3. (transitive) to adjust
Conjugation[edit]
References[edit]
  • قوم” in John Mace (2007), Arabic Verbs, New York: Hippocrene Books, Inc., ISBN 0-7818-1229-1

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

قَوْم (qawmm

  1. verbal noun of قَامَ (qāma, to get up) (form I)
  2. standing up, rising, placing upright, remaining, abiding
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References[edit]

Noun[edit]

قَوْم (qawmm (plural أَقْوَام (ʾaqwām))

  1. people, nation, tribe
  2. some people, someone, a certain
  3. family
  4. sect
Declension[edit]
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Azeri[edit]

Noun[edit]

قوم (qum)

  1. Alternative spelling of قۇم

Noun[edit]

قوم (qom)

  1. Alternative spelling of قوْم

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قَوْم (qawm).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari قوم
Iranian Persian قوم
Tajik қавм (qavm)

قوم (qoum) (plural اقوام (aqvâm))

  1. people, nation, tribe
    • 1048-1131, Omar Khayyám, Rubáiyát
      قومی متفکرند اندر ره دین qoum-i motefakker-and andar rah-e din
      قومی به گمان فتاده در راه یقین qoum-i be-gamân fetâde dar râh-e yaqin
      می‌ترسم از آنکه بانگ آید روزی mi-tarsam az ân-ke bâng âyad ruzi
      کای بی‌خبران راه نه آنست و نه این k"ey bi-xabarân! râh na ân-ast o na in"
  2. ethnic group

Punjabi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قَوْم (qawm).

Noun[edit]

قوم (qaumf (Gurmukhi spelling ਕੌਮ)

  1. nation, people

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