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ق و ى
General Root Meaning
to be, become strong, prevail, be able to do, be powerful, be vigorous, be forceful.
quwwatun (pl. quwan) - power, strength, vigour, resolution, firmness, determination.
qawun - desert.
aqwa - to stay in desert.
muqwin - dwellers of desert/wilderness (it is derived from the verb qawiya which means: it became desolate or deserted).