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Meaning of "qawwal" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF QAWWAL

qawwal  [kəˈvɑːl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF QAWWAL

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verb
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pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Qawwal is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES QAWWAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

qawwal

Qawwali

Qawwali is a form of Sufi devotional music popular in South Asia, particularly in the Punjab and Sindh regions of Pakistan, also in Hyderabad, Delhi and other parts of India as well as Dhaka, Chittagong, Sylhet and many parts of Bangladesh. It is a musical tradition that stretches back for more than 700 years. Originally performed mainly at Sufi shrines or dargahs throughout South Asia, it has also gained mainstream popularity. Qawwali music received international exposure through the work of the late Pakistani singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, largely due to several releases on the Real World label, followed by live appearances at WOMAD festivals. Other famous Qawwali singers include Pakistan's Sabri Brothers, Bahauddin Qutbuddin and Aziz Mian.

Definition of qawwal in the English dictionary

The definition of qawwal in the dictionary is a qawwali singer.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH QAWWAL


aal
ɑːl
Bhopal
bəʊˈpɑːl
carl
kɑːl
corral
kɒˈrɑːl
Dahl
dɑːl
dal
dɑːl
etoile
eɪˈtwɑːl
halal
hɑːˈlɑːl
Imphal
ɪmˈfɑːl
Internationale
ˌɪntənæʃəˈnɑːl
locale
ləʊˈkɑːl
morale
mɒˈrɑːl
musicale
ˌmjuːzɪˈkɑːl
parle
pɑːl
rationale
ˌræʃəˈnɑːl
riyal
rɪˈjɑːl
taal
tɑːl
toile
twɑːl
Transvaal
trænzˈvɑːl
Vaal
vɑːl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE QAWWAL

qadi
qaid
qaimaqam
Qairwan
qalamdan
qanat
QANTAS
Qaraghandy
QARANC
qasida
qat
Qatar
Qatari
Qattara Depression
qawwali

WORDS THAT END LIKE QAWWAL

avowal
bestowal
cotwal
cowal
disavowal
eschewal
kotwal
misbestowal
narwal
nonrenewal
phantom withdrawal
renewal
reviewal
Sahiwal
self-renewal
Shawwal
twal
urban renewal
withdrawal

Synonyms and antonyms of qawwal in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «qawwal» into 25 languages

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qawwal
1,325 millions of speakers

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qawwal
570 millions of speakers

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qawwal
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

qawwal
380 millions of speakers
ar

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qawwal
280 millions of speakers

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qawwal
278 millions of speakers

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qawwal
270 millions of speakers

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qawwal
260 millions of speakers

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qawwal
220 millions of speakers

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Qawwal
190 millions of speakers

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Qawwal
180 millions of speakers

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qawwal
130 millions of speakers

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qawwal
85 millions of speakers

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Qawwal
85 millions of speakers
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qawwal
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

qawwal
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्ववाल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Qawwal
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

qawwal
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

qawwal
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

qawwal
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

qawwal
30 millions of speakers
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qawwal
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

qawwal
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

qawwal
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

qawwal
5 millions of speakers

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about qawwal

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QAWWAL»

Discover the use of qawwal in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to qawwal and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Sufi Music of India and Pakistan: Sound, Context, and ...
The Qawwal Bachche performers At Nizamuddin Auliya, the hereditary Qawwal community traces its descent to the original Qawwali singers who are said to have been trained by Amir Khusrau himself, and who are known as Qawwal Bachche ...
Regula Qureshi, 1986
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Qawwal Bahauddin Khan
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Ustad Bahauddin Khan Qawwal (1934 - February 3, 2006) (Urdu: ) was an Pakistani Qawwali musician.
Jesse Russell, Ronald Cohn, 2012
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Media and the Transformation of Religion in South Asia
The first qawwall recordings made in 1902 by the Gramophone Company featured three artists who were to gain lasting fame: Pearu Qawwal, Kaloo Qawwal, and Fakhr-e-Alam (Joshi 1988:147). But it took until the 1930s for sound recording ...
Lawrence A. Babb, Susan S. Wadley, 1998
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Handbook of New Religions and Cultural Production
Qawwali music dates to twelfth-century Persia where the lyrics of Sufi poetry, and its subject of romantic love, were put into musical form by the qawwal (mystic musician). Originally, during performance, the inspired qawwal would produce a  ...
‎2012
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Ethnomusicology and Modern Music History
Preeminent among such musicians in South Asia is the lineage of the qawwal bachche (qawwal offspring), said to have originated with two young brothers who were trained as singers under Amir Khusrau. The qawwal bachche lineage, ...
Stephen Blum, Philip Vilas Bohlman, Daniel M. Neuman, 1993
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The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: South Asia : the ...
Their repertoire comprises mostly dramatic renderings of traditional folktales interspersed with songs, to the accompaniment of the shaken metal tongs (cimta). Qawwal The Qawwal are musicians of MirasI background who sing only devotional ...
Bruno Nettl, Alison Arnold, 2000
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The Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
In this way, the safe expression of normally sensitive content is permitted in a ritualized setting. Qawwal The Qawwal are musicians of Mirasi background who sing only devotional songs at Sufi shrines throughout the Punjab. The Qawwal ...
Garland Encyclopedia of World Music,, 2013
8
World Music: Latin and North America, Caribbean, India, Asia ...
What does it mean to be a qawwal? The duty of a qawwal is to reduce the distance between the Creator and the created. Those who feel cut off from their source can be reminded of their true roots through qawwali. That is what a qawwal must ...
Simon Broughton, Mark Ellingham, 2000
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The Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: The Middle ...
An atmosphere of external humor and internal fear and apprehension results, which is greatly conducive to a certain kind of high creativity. In this way, the safe expression of normally sensitive content is permitted in a ritualized setting. Qawwal ...
Ellen Koskoff, 2008
10
Music Contexts: A Concise Dictionary of Hindustani Music
Singers of kaul are known as qawwal. There were such singers in the times of Altamash (1210-1235 AD), i.e. even before the times of Amir Khusro. A reported tradition is that in the early 19th century, two qawwal-s — Shakkar and Makkhan  ...
Ashok Damodar Ranade, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QAWWAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term qawwal is used in the context of the following news items.
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Pakistani qawwal plans India visit over 'Bajrangi Bhaijan' row
Pakistani qawwal Amjad Sabri has decided to approach an Indian court over the inclusion of his father's qawwali in Salman Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijan without his ... «gulfnews.com, Jul 15»
2
Pakistani qawwal plans India visit over 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' song …
Pakistani qawwal Amjad Sabri has decided to approach an Indian court over the inclusion of his father's qawwali in Salman Khan starrer "Bajrangi Bhaijan" ... «The Indian Express, Jul 15»
3
Qawwali academies are the way forward
He added that Pakistani qawwals have not only helped improve the image of the country throughout the world but have also ensured that this form of music ... «The Express Tribune, Jun 15»
4
In loving memory of Sabeen Mahmud
Following her death, many artists have taken keen interest in preserving her legacy and the qawwal group Saami Brothers has been at the forefront of this ... «The Express Tribune, May 15»
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Farid Ayaz, Abu Muhammad & Brothers Qawwal to Perform at …
They belong to the best-known gharana (tradition) today – Qawwal Bachon ka ... The qawwali singer or qawwal is regarded as God's interpreter and devotees ... «World Music Central, Apr 15»
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Qawwals are the true rockstars: Asad Ahmed
On Friday night, rock guitarist Asad Ahmed and qawwal Amjad Sabri performed together for the first time in a concert at The Palm in Karachi. The concert was ... «The Express Tribune, Apr 15»
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Passing on the mantle
The qawwal duo showcased their talent on numerous international tours, with their first show in South Africa and England in 1988. PHOTO: PUBLICITY. «The Express Tribune, Mar 15»
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The Saami Brothers at the T2f on Sunday.—White Star
KARACHI: With a rich lineage, the Saami Brothers and their group of qawwals continue to perform event after event much to the delight of the Ahl-i- Zauq. «DAWN.com, Mar 15»
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A 'Sumystical' night of Qawwali music
The event titled 'Mee Raqsam 'featured Hamza Akram, Taimoor Akram Qawwal & brothers. The group represents the 26th generation of the legendary Qawwal ... «The Express Tribune, Feb 15»
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Farid Ayaz and Abu Muhammad Qawwal and Brothers perform at …
The concert by Farid Ayaz and Abu Muhammad Qawwal and Brothers from Karachi not only enthralled guests, but also exemplified how strained international ... «Times of India, Dec 14»

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