قاعدة

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb قَعَدَ (qaʿada, to sit down, to lie in wait, to waylay), root ق ع د (q-ʿ-d).

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Noun[edit]

قَاعِدَة (qāʿidaf (plural قَوَاعِد (qawāʿid))

  1. foundation
  2. basis
  3. fundament
  4. (plural only) grammar
  5. (military) base
  6. support, socle, pedestal
  7. chassis, undercarriage
  8. precept, rule, principle
  9. formula
  10. method, manner
  11. model, pattern

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Hijazi Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic قَاعِدَة (qāʿida).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡaːʕida/
    • IPA(key): [ˈqaːʕida] (common pronunciation)

Noun[edit]

قَاعِدة (gāʿidaf pl (plural قَواعِد ‎(gawāʿid) or قاعِدات ‎(gāʿidāt))

  1. basis
  2. (military) base
  3. rule, principle, precept
  4. (beverage) coaster
  5. foundation
  6. fundament

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ق ع د (q-ʿ-d); to sit.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

قَاعْدة (gāʿdaf (plural قاعْدات ‎(gāʿdāt))

  1. sitting
  2. still