قفص

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Arabic[edit]

قَفَص

Etymology[edit]

From Aramaic קוּפְסָא(qūp̄sā) / קַפְצָא(qap̄əṣā) / ܩܰܦܣܳܐ(qap̄əsā) / ܩܰܦܨܳܐ(qap̄əṣā, cage), from Ancient Greek κάψος (kápsos) or Latin capsus.

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Noun[edit]

قَفَص or قُفْص (qafaṣ or qufṣm (plural أَقْفَاص(ʾaqfāṣ))

  1. cage, birdcage, pen, coop
  2. basket, particularly if it is similar in mould to a cage
    Synonym: سَلَّة(salla)
  3. thorax

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