[kwah-lee, -ley, kwey-] /ˈkwɑ li, -leɪ, ˈkweɪ-/

noun, plural qualia
[kwah-lee-uh, kwey-] /ˈkwɑ li ə, ˈkweɪ-/ (Show IPA). Philosophy.
a quality, as bitterness, regarded as an independent object.
a sense-datum or feeling having a distinctive quality.
/ˈkwɑːlɪ; ˈkweɪ-/
noun (pl) -lia (-lɪə)
(philosophy) an essential property or quality

“death, destruction,” Old English cwalu, cognate with Old Norse kval “torment, torture,” from a variant of the root of quell.

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