فقير

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From root ف ق ر ‎(f-q-r); compare فَقُرَ ‎(faqura, to be poor).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

فَقِير ‎(faqīr) ‎(masculine plural فُقَرَاء ‎(fuqarāʾ), elative أَفْقَر ‎(ʾafqar))

  1. poor, poverty-stricken
  2. wretched

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

فَقِير ‎(faqīrm ‎(plural فُقَرَاء ‎(fuqarāʾ))

  1. poor man, pauper
  2. mendicant dervish, Sufi mendicant

Declension[edit]