كفاءة

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ك ف ء(k-f-ʾ); compare كُفْء(kufʾ, equal).

Noun[edit]

كَفَاءَة (kafāʾaf (plural كَفَاءَات(kafāʾāt))

  1. equality
  2. adequacy
  3. comparableness
  4. fitness, suitability, appropriateness
  5. proficiency, competency, capacity, ability, skill (likely from confusion with كِفَايَة(kifāya))
    1. (in the plural) qualifications, abilities, capabilities

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References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979) , “كفاءة”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN