بعيد

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ب ع د(b-ʿ-d).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ba.ʕiːd/
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Adjective[edit]

بَعِيد (baʿīd) (feminine بَعِيدَة(baʿīda) or بَعِيد (baʿīd), masculine plural بَعِيدُون(baʿīdūn) or بُعَدَاء(buʿadāʾ) or بُعُد(buʿud) or بُعْدَان(buʿdān) or بِعَاد(biʿād) or بَعِيد (baʿīd), feminine plural بَعِيدَات(baʿīdāt) or بَعِيد (baʿīd), elative أَبْعَد(ʾabʿad))

  1. far, remote, distant
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 11:83:
      وَمَا هِيَ مِنَ الظَّالِمِينَ بِبَعِيدٍ‎‎
      wa-mā hiya mina ẓ-ẓālimīna bi-baʿīdin
      And it is not far off from the wrongdoers.
    Antonym: قَرِيب(qarīb)
  2. improbable
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 50:3:
      أَإِذَا مِتْنَا وَكُنَّا تُرَابًا ذٰلِكَ رَجْعٌ بَعِيدٌ‎‎
      ʾa-ʾiḏā mitnā wa-kunnā turāban ḏālika rajʿun baʿīdun
      When we have died and have become dust? That is a distant return.

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Maltese: bgħid
  • Moroccan Arabic: بعيد(bʕīd)
  • Persian: بعید(ba'id)

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979) , “بعد”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
ب ع د

From Arabic بَعِيد(baʿīd)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

بعيد (bʕīd) (feminine بعيدة(bʕīda), common plural بعاد(bʕād), masculine plural بعيدين(bʕīdīn), feminine plural بعيدات(bʕīdāt), elative أبعد(ʔabʕad) or بعد(bʕad))

  1. far, remote, distant
    Synonym: مباعد(mbāʕed)
    Antonym: قريب(qrīb)