Definition of Qasida

1. Noun. An Arabic or Persian elegiac monorhyme poem, usually having a tripartite structure. ¹



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Definition of Qasida

1. an Arabic poem of praise or mourning [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Qasida

qaimaqam
qaimaqams
qalamdan
qalamdans
qalandar
qalandars
qanat
qanats
qandilite
qanon
qanons
qantar
qantars
qanun
qanuns
qasida (current term)
qasidas
qat
qats
qawwal
qawwali
qawwalis
qawwals
qazf
qazi
qazis
qd
qds
qeema
qepik

Literary usage of Qasida

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1. Turkish Literature; Comprising Fables, Belles-lettres and Sacred Traditions by Epiphanius Wilson (1901)
"FROM THE WINTER qasida LOCUST-LIKE down from the sky the snowflakes wing their way; From the green-plumaged bird, Delight, O heart! hope not for lay. ..."

2. Universal Classics Library by Oliver Herbrand Gordon Leigh (1901)
"... that an elegant qasida would have been preferable to so ponderous a work. ... a qasida in Ahmed*'s name and gave it to the latter to take to his patron. ..."

3. Ottoman Literature: The Poets and Poetry of Turkey by Elias John Wilkinson Gibb (1901)
"The Qtt'a differs in form from the qasida and gazel only in that the first ... If the first beyt of a qasida or gazel be taken away, the remainder is a ..."

4. Ottoman Poems by Elias John Wilkinson Gibb (1882)
"The Q1T'A differs in form from the qasida and gazel only in that the first ... If the first beyt of a qasida or gazel be taken away, the remainder is a ..."

5. Arabian Poetry for English Readers by William Alexander Clouston (1881)
"This form of verse is called the qasida-{ ... A specimen of the qasida rhyme, in English verse, is given in page 367 of this volume. ..."

6. ...The Persian Mystics. Jami by Jāmī (1908)
"of an Arab chief in a qasida recited by him, which terminated in the following [Arabic] distich : Stretch out thy hand to me, the palm whereof Distributes ..."

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