بقرة

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بَقَرَة

Etymology[edit]

From the root ب ق ر(b-q-r). Compare Hebrew בַּקָּר(baqár, cattle, beef) and Mehri بقريت(cow).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ba.qa.ra/
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Noun[edit]

بَقَرَة (baqaraf (singulative, collective بَقَر‎ m (baqar), paucal بَقَرَات(baqarāt), plural أَبْقَار(ʾabqār) or أَبْقُر(ʾabqur))

  1. cow
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 2:67:
      إِنَّ اللَّهَ يَأْمُرُكُمْ أَن تَذْبَحُوا بَقَرَةً‎‎
      ʾinna llaha yaʾmurukum ʾan taḏbaḥū baqaratan
      God commands you to slaughter a cow

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Gulf Arabic: بْقَرَة(bgərə, cow)
  • Maltese: baqra
  • Moroccan Arabic: بقرة(baqra)
  • Middle Armenian: պաքարայ (pakʿaray)