أبطأ

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ب ط ء(b-ṭ-ʾ).

VerbEdit

أَبْطَأَ (ʾabṭaʾa) IV, non-past يُبْطِئُ‎‎ (yubṭiʾu)

  1. to delay; to be slow
    لَا تُبْطِئْ فِي الرَّدِّ عَلَى رِسَالَتِي مِنْ فَضْلِكَ.‎‎
    lā tubṭiʾ fī r-raddi ʿalā risālatī min faḍlika.
    Don't delay answering my letter, please.
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Elative of بَطِيء(baṭīʾ, slow), from the root ب ط ء(b-ṭ-ʾ).

AdjectiveEdit

أَبْطَأ (ʾabṭaʾ) (feminine بُطْأَى(buṭʾā))

  1. elative degree of بَطِيء(baṭīʾ):
    1. slower; slowest
DeclensionEdit
ReferencesEdit
  • Wehr, Hans (1979) , “بطؤ”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

أُبَطَّأُ (ʾubaṭṭaʾu) (form II)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive indicative of بَطَّأَ(baṭṭaʾa)

VerbEdit

أُبَطَّأَ (ʾubaṭṭaʾa) (form II)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive subjunctive of بَطَّأَ(baṭṭaʾa)

VerbEdit

أُبَطَّأْ (ʾubaṭṭaʾ) (form II)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive jussive of بَطَّأَ(baṭṭaʾa)