القاعدة

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root root ق ع د (q-ʿ-d), pertaining to the base of the human body - i.e. the buttocks.

Proper noun[edit]

الْقَاعِدَة (al-qāʿidaf

One of flags of Al-Qaeda.
  1. al-Qaeda, a terrorist militant Islamic organization.
  2. The Base, a database of mercenaries recruited as part of Maktab al-Khidamat to fight the Soviet Union in Afghanistan.

Noun 1[edit]

الْقَاعِدَة (al-qāʿidaf (plural الْقَاعِدَات (al-qāʿidāt) or الْقَوَاعِد (al-qawāʿid))

  1. the toilet, a Western-style sitting toilet as opposed to a squatting toilet.

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Noun 2[edit]

الْقَاعِدَة (al-qāʿidaf (plural الْقَاعِدَات (al-qāʿidāt))

  1. female squatter