بخت

Ottoman TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian بخت (baxt), from Middle Persian b(ʾ)ht' (baxt).

NounEdit

بخت (baht)

  1. luck
  2. fortune

Related termsEdit


PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian b(ʾ)ht' (baxt). Compare Old Armenian բախտ (baxt), an Iranian borrowing.

NounEdit

بخت (baxt)

  1. fortune, prosperity, felicity, happiness
  2. luck (good or bad)
  3. horoscope, nativity, planet, constellation
  4. nightmare
  5. kind of locust

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • بخت in Francis Joseph Steingass (1892), A Comprehensive Persian-English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul
Last modified on 13 February 2014, at 17:41