قول

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See also: فولand ق و ل

Arabic[edit]

Root
ق و ل(q-w-l)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Semitic *ḳawl- (voice). Cognate with Aramaic קָלָא(qālā, sound; voice; noise), Hebrew קוֹל(qōl, sound; voice; noise), and Ge'ez ቃል (ḳal, sound; voice; speech; statement).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

قَوْل (qawlm (plural أَقْوَال(ʔaqwāl) or أَقَاوِيل(ʔaqāwīl))

  1. verbal noun of قَالَ(qāla) (form I)
  2. (countable) a saying; a declaration; a statement; an assertion
    Synonym: كَلَام(kalām, words)
    قَرَآْتُ أَقْوَالَ الْمُعْتَزِلَةِ.‎‎
    qaraʔātu ʔaqwāla al-muʕtazilati.
    I was reading about the assertions of the Muʿtazilites.
    • a. 966, Al-Mutanabbi
      وَكَمْ مِنْ عَائِبٍ قَوْلًا صَحِيحًا / وَآفَتُهُ مِنَ الْفَهْمِ السَّقِيمِ
      wakam min ʕāʔibin qawlan ṣaḥīḥan / waʔāfatuhū mina l-fahmi s-saqīmi
      And how many are those who criticize a sound saying – while the fault is in their ill understanding!
  3. (uncountable) the power of speaking; speech
    Synonyms: كَلَام(kalām), مَنْطِق(manṭiq)

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Descendants[edit]

Verb[edit]

قَوَّلَ (qawwala) II, non-past يُقَوِّلُ‎‎ (yuqawwilu)

  1. (ditransitive) to say about to have said
    لَا تُقَوِّلْنِي مَا لَمْ أَقُل!‎‎
    lā tuqawwilnī mā lam ʔaqul!
    Don’t put into my mouth what I never said!

Conjugation[edit]

Hijazi Arabic[edit]

Root
ق و ل
1 term

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic قَوْل(qawl).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡoːl/, [ɡo̞ːl]

Noun[edit]

قول (gōlm (dual قولين(gōlēn), plural أقوال(ʔagwāl))

  1. a saying

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic قَوَّل(qawwal).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

قول (gawwal) (form II, non-past يقول(yigawwil), verbal noun تقويل(tagwīl), passive participle منقال(mungāl))

  1. (ditransitive) to say about to have said

Etymology 3[edit]

From English goal.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡoːl/, [ɡo̞ːl]

Noun[edit]

قول (gōlm (plural أقوال(ʔagwāl))

  1. (sports) goal
    Synonym: هدف(hadaf)

Etymology 4[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

قول (gūl)

  1. second-person masculine singular imperative of قال(gāl)

Khalaj[edit]

Noun[edit]

قوْل (qol) (definite accusative قوْلوُ‎, plural قوْللار‎)

  1. Arabic spelling of qol (arm)

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Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Anatolian Turkish قل(qul), from Proto-Turkic *kul (slave, servant).

Noun[edit]

قول (kul)

  1. servant
    1. villein, serf
    2. soldier, footman; patrol, watchman
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Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *kol (arm).

Noun[edit]

قول (kol)

  1. arm
    قول بورمق‎ ― kol burmakto bend the arm
  2. branch, section, division
    1. squadron of soldiers watching out, platoon of an army going out for patrol, vigil
      قول دولاشمق‎ ― kol dolaşmakto walk patrol
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Arabic قَوْل(qawl).

Noun[edit]

قول (kavl) (plural اقاویل‎)

  1. saying, dictum, utterance, sentence
  2. vow, agreement, covenant
Descendants[edit]

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قَوْل(qawl).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Phonetic Persian:
Traditional: [قَوْل]
Iranian: [غُوْل]
Readings
Classical reading? qawl
Dari reading? qawl
Iranian reading? ğowl
Tajik reading? qavl
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

قول (qowl) (plural اقوال(aqvâl) or اقاویل(aqâvil))

  1. promise, vow, one's word
    Synonym: وعده(va'de)
    • 1705, Guru Gobind Singh, “verse 15”, in ظفرنامه [Zafarnama]:
      کسی قول قرآن کند اعتبار
      همان روز آخر شود مرد خوار
      kasi qowl-e qor-ân konad e'tebâr
      hamân ruz-e âxar šavad mard xâr
      Whoever puts stock in the vow on the Qur'an: he will be a wretched man in the end.
  2. saying, speech, words
    Synonyms: گفته(gofte), حرف(harf)
    • 11th century, ناصرخسرو [Nasir Khusraw], دیوان اشعار پارسی:
      به راه چشم شنو قول این جهان که حکیم
      به راه چشم شنوده است گفتهٔ دنیی
      be râh-e čašm šenow qowl-e in jahân ke hakim
      be râh-e čašm šonude ast gofte-ye donyi
      Listen by way of the eyes to the words of this world, for the wise man has heard the world's sayings by way of his eyes.
  3. saying, aphorism, dictum

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Uyghur[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *kol (arm). Cognate with Turkish kol (arm).

Noun[edit]

قول (qol) (plural قوللار(qollar))

  1. hand

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