قوي

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ق و ي ‎(q-w-y).

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

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

قَوِيّ ‎(qawiyy) ‎(feminine قَوِيَّة ‎(qawiyya), masculine plural أَقْوِيَاء ‎(ʾaqwiyāʾ), 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 qawi ― I'm very tired