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  1. qasida(Noun)

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

  2. Origin: From قصيدة.


  1. Qasida

    The qaṣīdaᵗ, is a form of lyric poetry that originated in preIslamic Arabia. Well known qasā'id include the Qasida Burda by Imam al-Busiri and Ibn Arabi's classic collection "The Interpreter of Desires". The classic form of qasida maintains a single elaborate metre throughout the poem, and every line rhymes. It typically runs more than fifty lines, and some times more than a hundred. It was adopted by Persian poets, where it developed to be some times longer than a hundred lines.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of qasida in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of qasida in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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