قصر

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ق ص ر(q-ṣ-r).

Verb[edit]

قَصُرَ (qaṣura) I, non-past يَقْصُرُ‎‎ (yaqṣuru)

  1. to be or become short, to shorten
  2. to be inadequate
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Verb[edit]

قَصَرَ (qaṣara) I, non-past يَقْصُرُ‎‎ (yaqṣuru)

  1. to fall short of, to miss [+ عَن(object)]
  2. to unable, to be incapable of [+ عَن(object)]
  3. to desist, to refrain, to abstain [+ عَن(object)]
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Verb[edit]

قَصَرَ (qaṣara) I, non-past يَقْصُرُor يَقْصِرُ‎‎ (yaqṣuru or yaqṣiru)

  1. to shorten, to curtail, to pare
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Verb[edit]

قَصَرَ (qaṣara) I, non-past يَقْصُرُ‎‎ (yaqṣuru)

  1. to pen up, to lock up, to confine
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Verb[edit]

قَصَّرَ (qaṣṣara) II, non-past يُقَصِّرُ‎‎ (yuqaṣṣiru)

  1. (transitive) to shorten; to abbreviate
    1. (transitive) to clip (hair)
  2. to fall short of
  3. to lag behind, be slothful
  4. to fail in strength
  5. to subside
  6. to come short
Conjugation[edit]
قَصْر

Etymology 2[edit]

From Aramaic קַצְרָא(qaṣrā), from Latin castrum. Cognate to Classical Syriac ܩܰܨܪܳܐ(qaṣrā), Hebrew קְצָרָה(qəṣārâ), Byzantine Greek κάστρον (kástron).

Noun[edit]

قَصْر (qaṣrm (plural قُصُور(quṣūr))

  1. large stone building, castle, palace, fortress
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Etymology 3[edit]

Back-formed from قَصَّار(qaṣṣār, walker, fuller).

Verb[edit]

قَصَرَ (qaṣara) I, non-past يَقْصُرُ‎‎ (yaqṣuru)

  1. to wash, to scour, to full, to walk
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Verb[edit]

قَصَّرَ (qaṣṣara) II, non-past يُقَصِّرُ‎‎ (yuqaṣṣiru)

  1. to wash, to scour, to full, to walk
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References[edit]

  • Fraenkel, Siegmund (1886) Die aramäischen Fremdwörter im Arabischen (in German), Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 234
  • Fraenkel, Siegmund (1880) De vocabulis in antiquis Arabum carminibus et in Corano peregrinis[1] (in Latin), Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 14
  • Fraenkel, Siegmund (1886) Die aramäischen Fremdwörter im Arabischen (in German), Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 258–259
  • Freytag, Georg (1835) , “قصر”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 3, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 452
  • Guidi, Ignazio (1879) Della sede primitiva dei popoli semitici (in Italian), Rome: Tipi del Salviucci, page 16
  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1884) , “قصر”, in The Student's Arabic–English Dictionary[2], London: W.H. Allen, page 839–840
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (1985) , “قصر”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, published 2011, →ISBN, pages 1030–1031

Hijazi Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic قَصَّرَ(qaṣṣara).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

قصر (gaṣṣar) (non-past يقصر(yigaṣṣir), form II)

  1. to shorten
  2. to fall short of
  3. to lag behind

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic قَصْر(qaṣr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

قصر (gaṣurm (plural قصور(guṣūr))

  1. palace