قوي

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See also: قوی‎, قوى, and ق و ي

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ق و ي (q-w-y).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

قَوِيَ (qawiya) I, non-past يَقْوَى‎ (yaqwā)

  1. to be or become strong, powerful
  2. to be able to do something (about); to have influence (over); to be able to cope (with); to be superior (to) (construed with عَلَى (ʿalā))
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Verb[edit]

قَوِيَ (qawiya) I, non-past يَقْوَى‎ (yaqwā)

  1. to be depopulated
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Verb[edit]

قَوِيَ (qawiya) I, non-past يَقْوَى‎ (yaqwā)

  1. to starve
  2. (of rain) to be withheld
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Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

قَوِيّ (qawiyy) (feminine قَوِيَّة (qawiyya), masculine plural أَقْوِيَاء (ʾaqwiyāʾ), feminine plural قَوِيَّات (qawiyyāt), elative أَقْوَى (ʾaqwā))

  1. strong, powerful, mighty
  2. potent
  3. intense, violent
  4. firm, solid
  5. sturdy, robust
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Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From root ق و ي (q-w-y)

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˈʔæwi/

Adverb[edit]

قوي (qawi)

  1. very
    أنا تعبان قوي‎ ― ana taʿbān qawiI'm very tired