قوي

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ق و ي (q-w-y)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

قوي (qáwiya) (perfect, imperfect يقوى, Verb form I)

  1. to be or become strong, powerful
  2. (with على) to be able to do something (about); to have influence (over); to be able to cope (with); to be superior (to)

Adjective[edit]

قوي (qawiyy), feminine قوية (qawiyya)‎, masculine plural اقوياء (aqwiyāʾ)‎

  1. strong, powerful, mighty
  2. potent
  3. intense, violent
  4. firm, solid
  5. sturdy, robust

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From root ق و ي (q-w-y)

Adverb[edit]

قوي (qawii) (IPA(key): /ˈʔæwi/)

  1. very
    أنا تعبان قوي ('ana ta3baan qawi) — I'm very tired