قابل

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ق ب ل(q-b-l).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /qaː.ba.la/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

قَابَلَ (qābala) III, non-past يُقَابِلُ‎‎ (yuqābilu)

  1. to stand exactly opposite, to be opposite, to be face to face
  2. to confront, to face, to counter
  3. to meet, to encounter, to visit, to call on
  4. to interview, to grant an audience, to receive in audience
  5. to repay, to return
  6. to compare, to collate

Conjugation[edit]


Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قَابِل(qābil).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

قابِل (qâbel) (comparative قابِل‌تَر(qâbel-tar), superlative قابِل‌تَرین(qâbel-tarin))

  1. qualified, worthy
    قابلِ (qâbel-e) + ‎توجه(tavajjoh, attention) → ‎قابلِ توجه(qâbel-e tavajjoh, noteworthy)
    قابلِ (qâbel-e) + ‎قبول(qabul, acceptance) → ‎قابلِ قبول(qâbel-e qabul, acceptable)
    قابلِ (qâbel-e) + ‎خوردن(xordan, to eat) → ‎قابلِ خوردن(qâbel-e xordan, edible)

Usage notes[edit]

  • As in the examples above, used with an ezâfe with a meaning equivalent to English -able.

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
ق ب ل

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Arabic قَابَلَ(qābala).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

قابل (qābal) (form III, present بقابل(biqābel), subjunctive يقابل(yqābel))

  1. to meet with
  2. to interview

Conjugation[edit]

    Conjugation of قابل
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m قابلت(qābalt) قابلت(qābalt) قابل (qābal) قابلنا(qābalna) قابلتو(qābaltu) قابلو(qābalu)
f قابلتي(qābalti) قابلت(qābalat)
present m بقابل(baqābel) بتقابل(bitqābel) بقابل(biqābel) منقابل(minqābel) بتقابلو(bitqāblu) بقابلو(biqāblu)
f بتقابلي(bitqābli) بتقابل(bitqābel)
subjunctive m اقابل(aqābel) تقابل(tqābel) يقابل(yqābel) نقابل(nqābel) تقابلو(tqāblu) يقابلو(yqāblu)
f تقابلي(tqābli) تقابل(tqābel)
imperative m قابل (qābel) قابلو(qāblu)
f قابلي(qābli)

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Persian قابل(qābil), from Arabic قَابِل(qābil).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

قابِل (qābil) (Hindi spelling क़ाबिल)

  1. capable
  2. worthy, deserving

References[edit]

  • قابل”, in اُردُو لُغَت (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • قابل”, in Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English], Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2021.