Arabic Word A Day

May 17, 2007

(قديم) qadi_m – Arabic Word A Day

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(قديم) qadi_m, noun. Plural (قدماء) qudama_’u or (قدامى) quda_ma_

Meanings

  1. old
  2. ancient

Examples

  1. Ha_dha_ ‘l-kita_bu qadi_mun jiddan
    (هذا الكتاب قديم جدا);
    This book is very old.
  2. al-HaDa_ratu ‘l-miSriyyatu qadi_mah
    (الحضارة المصرية قديمة);
    The Egyptian civilization is an ancient one.

Etymology/Notes

n/a

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