مقالة

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ق و ل(q-w-l).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

مَقَالَة (maqālaf (plural مَقَالَات(maqālāt))

  1. verbal noun of قَالَ(qāla) (form I)
  2. article, essay
    كَتَبَ مَقَالَةً عَنِ ٱلْأَوْضَاعِ بِسُورْيَةَ.‎‎
    kataba maqālatan ʿani l-ʾawḍāʿi bisūryata.
    He wrote an essay about the situation in Syria.
  3. (dated) something that has been said
    • (Can we date this quote?), Ibn Taymiyyah, مجموع فتاوى ابن تيمية:
      سُئِلَ عَنْ رَجُلَيْنِ تَنَازَعَا فِي كَيْفِيَّةِ السَّمَاءِ وَالْأَرْضِ هَلْ هُمَا جِسْمَانِ كُرِيَّانِ؟ فَقَالَ أَحَدُهُمَا: «كُرِيَّانِ» وَأَنْكَرَ الْآخَرُ هَذِهِ الْمَقَالَةَ وَقَالَ: «لَيْسَ لَهَا أَصْلٌ» وَرَدَّهَا، فَمَا الصَّوَابُ؟‎‎
      suʾila ʿan rajulayni tanāzaʿā fī kayfiyyati s-samāʾi wa-l-ʾarḍi hal humā jismāni kuriyyāni? faqāla ʾaḥaduhumā: “kuriyyāni” wa-ʾankara l-ʾāḵaru haḏihi l-maqālata wa-qāla: “laysa lahā ʾaṣlun” wa-raddahā, fa-mā ṣ-ṣawābu?
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    Synonyms: قَوْل(qawl), مَقَال(maqāl)

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References[edit]

  • Haywood, J.A.; Nahmad, H.M. (1965) , “مقالة”, in A new Arabic grammar, 2nd edition, London: Lund Humphries, →ISBN