قنديل

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From Classical Syriac ܩܢܕܠܐ(qandēlā), from Ancient Greek κάνδηλα (kándēla), from Latin candēla (candle).

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قِنْدِيل (qindīlm (plural قَنَادِيل(qanādīl))

  1. lamp
    • 1996, Ibrahim Abdel Meguid, لَا أَحَدَ يَنَامُ فِي ٱلْإِسْكَنْدَرِيَّة [No One Sleeps in Alexandria]:
      هَٰذَا ٱبْنُ آدَمَ حَقِيقِيٌّ. اِقْتَرَبَ أَكْثَرَ وَقَرَّبَ ٱلْقِنْدِيلَ إِلَى وَجْهِ ٱلْإِنْسَانِ وَهَتَفَ
      hāḏā bnu ʾādama ḥaqīqiyyun. iqtaraba ʾakṯara waqarraba l-qindīla ʾilā wajhi l-ʾinsāni wahatafa
      This is a real human being! He came closer and shone the lamp in the human's face and exclaimed:
    Synonyms: مِصْبَاح(miṣbāḥ), سِرَاج(sirāj), نِبْرَاس(nibrās), لَمْبَة(lamba), وَابُور(wābūr), بَابُور(bābūr), فَانُوس(fānūs), مِشْعَل(mišʿal), (obsolete) زُجَاجَة(zujāja), مِسْرَجَة(misraja), قِرَاط(qirāṭ)
  2. candlestick, candelabrum
  3. thorny broom (Calicotome)

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Hijazi Arabic[edit]

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From Arabic قِنْدِيل(qindīl).

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قنديل (gandīlm (plural قناديل(ganādīl))

  1. jellyfish

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

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From Arabic قِنْدِيل(qindīl).

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قنديل (qandīlm (plural قنادل(qnādil))

  1. lamp
  2. jellyfish