القاعدة

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the primitive verb قَعَدَ ‎(qaʿada, to sit down, to lie in wait, to waylay).

Proper noun[edit]

القَاعِدَة ‎(al-qāʿidaf

  1. al-Qaeda (al-Qaida) (a worldwide network of militant Islamic organizations and individuals)

Noun form[edit]

القَاعِدَة ‎(al-qāʿida)

  1. definite singular of قَاعِدَة ‎(qāʿida)