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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