قبلة

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Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ق ب ل ‎(q-b-l); compare قَبِلَ ‎(qabila, to receive hospitably).

Noun[edit]

قُبْلَة ‎(qublaf ‎(plural قُبْلَات ‎(qublāt) or قُبُلَات ‎(qubulāt) or قُبَل ‎(qubal))

  1. kiss
  2. bail, surety
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Etymology 2[edit]

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قِبْلَة ‎(qiblaf

  1. qibla, the direction towards the Kaaba, towards which Muslims pray
  2. prayer niche, a recess in a mosque wall indicating the direction of the Kaaba
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