قوم

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See also: قوْمand ق و م

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ق و م(q-w-m); compare قَامَ(qāma, to rise).

Verb[edit]

قَوَّمَ (qawwama) II, non-past يُقَوِّمُ‎‎ (yuqawwimu)

  1. (transitive) to raise
  2. (transitive) to evaluate
  3. (transitive) to adjust
Conjugation[edit]
References[edit]
  • Mace, John (2007), “قوم”, in Arabic Verbs, New York: Hippocrene Books, Inc., →ISBN

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

قَوْم (qawmm

  1. verbal noun of قَامَ(qāma, to get up) (form I)
  2. standing up, rising, placing upright, remaining, abiding
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Noun[edit]

قَوْم (qawmm (plural أَقْوَام(ʾaqwām))

  1. people, nation, tribe
  2. some people, someone, a certain
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 28:21:
      فَخَرَجَ مِنْهَا خَائِفًا يَتَرَقَّبُ قَالَ رَبِّ نَجِّنِي مِنَ الْقَوْمِ الظَّالِمِينَ
      faḵaraja minhā ḵāʾifan yataraqqabu qāla rabbi najjinī mina l-qawmi ẓ-ẓālimīna
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  3. men
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 49:11:
      يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا لَا يَسْخَرْ قَوْمٌ مِّن قَوْمٍ عَسَىٰ أَن يَكُونُوا خَيْرًا مِّنْهُمْ وَلَا نِسَاءٌ مِّن نِّسَاءٍ عَسَىٰ أَن يَكُنَّ خَيْرًا مِّنْهُنَّ
      yā ʾayyuhā allaḏīna ʾāmanū lā yasḵar qawmun mmin qawmin ʿasā ʾan yakūnū ḵayran mminhum walā nisāʾun mmin nnisāʾin ʿasā ʾan yakunna ḵayran mminhunna
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  4. family
  5. sect
Declension[edit]
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Azerbaijani[edit]

Noun[edit]

قوم (qum)

  1. Alternative spelling of قۇم

Noun[edit]

قوم (qom)

  1. Alternative spelling of قوْم

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قَوْم(qawm).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian قوم
Iranian Persian قوم
Tajiki Persian қавм (qavm)

قوم (qoum) (plural اقوام(aqvâm))

  1. people, nation, tribe
    • 1048-1131, Omar Khayyám, Rubáiyát
      قومی متفکرند اندر ره دین qoum-i motefakker-and andar rah-e din
      قومی به گمان فتاده در راه یقین qoum-i be-gamân fetâde dar râh-e yaqin
      می‌ترسم از آنکه بانگ آید روزی mi-tarsam az ân-ke bâng âyad ruzi
      کای بی‌خبران راه نه آنست و نه این k"ey bi-xabarân! râh na ân-ast o na in"
  2. ethnic group

Punjabi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قَوْم(qawm).

Noun[edit]

قَوم (qavmf (Gurmukhi spelling ਕੌਮ)

  1. nation, people

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