قرأ

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Arabic[edit]

تَقْرَأُ ٱمْرَأَةٌ (taqraʾu mraʾatun)

Etymology[edit]

From root ق ر ء(q-r-ʾ). Compare Hebrew קָרָא(kará).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /qa.ra.ʔa/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

قَرَأَ (qaraʾa) I, non-past يَقْرَأُ‎‎ (yaqraʾu)

  1. to read
    مَا أَنَا بِقَارِئٍ.‎‎
    mā ʾana biqāriʾin.
    I will not read.
  2. to recite
  3. review or study
  4. to collect together or to gather piece by piece
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 75:17-18:
      إنَّ عَلَيْنَا جَمْعَهُ وَقُرْآنَهُ / فَإِذَا قَرَأْنَاهُ فَٱتَّبِعْ قُرْآنَهُ‎‎
      ʾinna ʿalaynā jamʿahū waqurʾānahū / faʾiḏā qaraʾnāhu fattabiʿ qurʾānahū
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  5. to match portion to portion, to draw together piece by piece
  6. to cite, to recite, to quote, to bring back information

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979) , “قرء”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN