[ kee-yahs ]
/ kiˈyɑs /
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judgment of an act or belief by application of established principles governing some analogous act or belief.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Origin of qiyas
From the Arabic word qiyās analogy
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