قد

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ق د د (q-d-d).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

قَدَّ (qadda) I, non-past يَقُدُّ‎ (yaquddu)

  1. to cut into strips
  2. to cut off, to chop off
  3. to cut out
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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

قَدّ (qaddm (plural قِدَاد (qidād) or قُدُود (qudūd) or أَقُدّ (ʾaqudd) or أَقِدَّة (ʾaqidda))

  1. verbal noun of قَدَّ (qadda) (form I)
  2. cutting, cutting off
  3. size, stature, figure
  4. length
  5. definite measure or quantity
  6. equal of a person or thing
  7. lambskin
  8. strip, shred
  9. split
  10. caesura
Declension[edit]
References[edit]
  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1884), “قد”, in The Student's Arabic–English Dictionary, London: W.H. Allen
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “قد”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Particle[edit]

قَدْ (qad)

  1. (preceding a verb in the past tense) Imparts a present perfect or pluperfect sense, emphasizing that the action has been completed.
    قَدْ وَصَلَ‎ ― qad waṣalahe has [already] arrived, he has [definitely] arrived; he had arrived
  2. (preceding a verb in the non-past tense) Expresses a possibility, like English may.
    قَدْ يَكُونُ كَذٰلِكَ‎ ― qad yakūnu kaḏālikait may be so
References[edit]
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “قد”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Etymology 4[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

قُدْ (qud) (form I)

  1. second-person masculine singular active imperative of قَادَ (qāda)

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قَدّ (qadd).

Noun[edit]

قد (qad)

  1. height, size, stature

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