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

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