مقام

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Etymology[edit]

Noun of place from the verb قَامَ(qāma, to get up), from the root ق و م(q-w-m). Cognate with Hebrew מָקוֹם(māqōm).

Noun[edit]

مَقَام (maqāmm (plural مَقَامَات(maqāmāt))

  1. verbal noun of قَامَ(qāma) (form I)
  2. place, spot
  3. situation
  4. domicile
  5. burial place
  6. staying, halting, sojourn, dwelling
  7. standing, station
  8. office, rank, dignity
  9. esteem, consideration
  10. court (of a sovereign)
  11. (music) tune, song
  12. (music, countable) maqam (Arabic musical scale), tonality, mode, key

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Descendants[edit]

  • Azerbaijani: məqam
  • Indonesian: makam
  • Turkish: makam

Noun[edit]

مُقَام (muqāmm (plural مُقَامَات(muqāmāt))

  1. verbal noun of أَقَامَ(ʾaqāma) (form IV)
  2. noun of place of أَقَامَ(ʾaqāma): residence

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