قبل

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ق ب ل (q-b-l, to accept).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

قَبِلَ (qabila) I, non-past يَقْبَلُ‎ (yaqbalu)

  1. to accept
  2. to receive kindly, to give a friendly reception
  3. to acquiesce, to put up with, to agree, to consent, to assent
  4. to admit
  5. to obey, to yield, to give in, to submit
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

قَبَّلَ (qabbala) II, non-past يُقَبِّلُ‎ (yuqabbilu)

  1. to kiss
  2. to go south
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Adverb[edit]

قَبْلُ (qablu)

  1. previously, formerly, earlier, before

Etymology 4[edit]

Preposition[edit]

قَبْلَ (qabla)

  1. before
  2. prior to

Etymology 5[edit]

Preposition[edit]

قِبَلَ (qibala)

  1. in the presence of, before, near
  2. in the direction of, toward

Etymology 6[edit]

Noun[edit]

قِبَل (qibalm

  1. power, ability
Declension[edit]

Etymology 7[edit]

Noun[edit]

قُبَل (qubalf pl

  1. plural of قُبْلَة (qubla)

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قبل.

Adjective[edit]

قبل (qabl)

  1. before
  2. prior to

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