قدس

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See also: ق د س

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ق د س (q-d-s).

Verb[edit]

قَدُسَ (qadusa) I, non-past يَقْدُسُ‎ (yaqdusu)

  1. to be pure, to be immaculate
  2. to be holy
Conjugation[edit]
References[edit]
  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1884), “قدس”, in The Student's Arabic–English Dictionary, London: W.H. Allen
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “قدس”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Etymology 2[edit]

Causative of قَدُسَ (qadusa).

Verb[edit]

قَدَّسَ (qaddasa) II, non-past يُقَدِّسُ‎ (yuqaddisu)

  1. to purify
  2. to sanctify
  3. to consecrate (something) to God
  4. to worship, to venerate
  5. (Christianity) to say or hear Mass
  6. (Christianity) to canonize
Conjugation[edit]
References[edit]
  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1884), “قدس”, in The Student's Arabic–English Dictionary, London: W.H. Allen
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “قدس”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

قُدْس or قُدُس (quds or qudusm (plural أَقْدَاس (ʾaqdās))

  1. verbal noun of قَدُسَ (qadusa, to be pure, to be holy) (form I)
  2. purity
  3. sanctity, holiness
  4. shrine, sanctuary
  5. Paradise
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
References[edit]
  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1884), “قدس”, in The Student's Arabic–English Dictionary, London: W.H. Allen
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “قدس”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN