شقة

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See also: سقةand شفة

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ش ق ق(š-q-q).

Pronunciation 1[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃaq.qa/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

شَقَّة (šaqqaf (plural شُقَق(šuqaq) or شِقَّات(šiqqāt))

  1. apartment, flat (domicile occupying part of a building)
Declension[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

شِقَّة (šiqqaf (plural شِقَق(šiqaq) or شِقَاق(šiqāq))

  1. half, moiety
  2. piece of land
Declension[edit]

Pronunciation 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

شِقَّة or شُقَّة (šiqqa or šuqqaf (plural شُقَق(šuqaq))

  1. an oblong piece of cloth
Declension[edit]

Pronunciation 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

شُقَّة (šuqqaf (plural شُقَق(šuqaq))

  1. trouble, hardship
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic شَقَّة(šaqqa).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

شقة (šaʔʔaf (plural شقق(šuʔaʔ))

  1. apartment (domicile occupying part of a building)

Hijazi Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic شِقَّة(šiqqa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃiɡːa/, /ʃuɡːa/

Noun[edit]

شِقَّة or شُقَّة (šigga or šuggaf (plural شِقَق(šigag))

  1. apartment
  2. flat

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Root
ش ق ق
1 term

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic شِقَّة(šiqqa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

شقة (šuqqaf (plural شقق(šuqaq) or شقات(šuqqāt))

  1. apartment, flat
    Synonym: برطمة(barṭma)
    شريت شقة غالية ولكن جات فبلاصة معتبرة فوسط المدينة.‎‎
    šrīt šuqqa ḡālya walākin jāt fe-blāṣa muʕtabara f-wasṭ le-mdīna.
    I bought an expensive flat but it is located in a very good spot in downtown.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic شَقَّة(šaqqa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

شقة (šaqqaf (plural شقات(šaqqāt))

  1. fissure, hollow
    هاد الحيط فيه شقات بزاف خاص ينعاد من جديد.‎‎
    hād el-ḥayṭ fīh šaqqāt bizzāf ḵāṣṣ yinʕād min jdīd.
    This wall is full of holes, it needs to be redone.

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic شَقَّة(šaqqa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Urban) /ʃaʔ.ʔe/, [ˈʃaʔ.ʔa]
  • IPA(key): (Urban) /ʃaʔ.ʔa/, [ˈʃaʔ.ʔa]
  • IPA(key): (Bedouin) /ʃaɡ.ɡa/, [ˈʃaɡ.ɡa]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

شقّة (šaʔʔaf (plural شقق(šuʔaʔ))

  1. apartment, flat