See also: ابطل

Arabic

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Etymology 1

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Root
ب ط ل (b ṭ l)
9 terms

Compare Ge'ez አብጠለ (ʾäbṭälä) with the same meaning except the modern ones.

Pronunciation

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Verb

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أَبْطَلَ (ʔabṭala) IV, non-past يُبْطِلُ‎ (yubṭilu)

  1. to prove false, to disprove
    Antonym: أَحَقَّ (ʔaḥaqqa)
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 8:8:
      لِيُحِقَّ الْحَقَّ وَيُبْطِلَ الْبَاطِلَ وَلَوْ كَرِهَ الْمُجْرِمُونَ
      liyuḥiqqa l-ḥaqqa wayubṭila l-bāṭila walaw kariha l-mujrimūna
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)
  2. to nullify, to invalidate, to render ineffective, to rescind, to repeal, to revoke
  3. to defuse, to shut down, to extinguish, to deactivate, to neutralize
  4. to defeat, to render futile, to quash, to foil, to frustrate, to thwart
  5. (intransitive) to assert a falsehood, to be wrong
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 40:78:
      فَإِذَا جَاءَ أَمْرُ اللَّهِ قُضِيَ بِالْحَقِّ وَخَسِرَ هُنَالِكَ الْمُبْطِلُونَ
      faʔiḏā jāʔa ʔamru l-lahi quḍiya bi-l-ḥaqqi waḵasira hunālika al-mubṭilūna
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)
Conjugation
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Etymology 2

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb

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أَبْطُلُ (ʔabṭulu) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active indicative of بَطَلَ (baṭala)

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أَبْطُلَ (ʔabṭula) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active subjunctive of بَطَلَ (baṭala)

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أَبْطُلْ (ʔabṭul) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active jussive of بَطَلَ (baṭala)

South Levantine Arabic

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Root
ب ط ل
2 terms

Etymology

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Learned borrowing from Arabic أَبْطَلَ (ʔabṭala).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ʔab.tˤal/, [ˈʔɑb.tˤɑl]
  • Audio (al-Lidd):(file)

Verb

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أبطل (ʔabṭal) IV (present ببطل (bibṭel))

  1. to neutralize, to dismantle, to disarm

Conjugation

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    Conjugation of أبطل (ʔabṭal)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m أبطلت (ʔabṭalt) أبطلت (ʔabṭalt) أبطل (ʔabṭal) أبطلنا (ʔabṭalna) أبطلتو (ʔabṭaltu) أبطلو (ʔabṭalu)
f ابطلتي (ʔabṭalti) أبطلت (ʔabṭalat)
present m ببطل (babṭil) بتبطل (btibṭil) ببطل (bibṭil) منبطل (mnibṭil) بتبطلو (btibṭilu) ببطلو (bibṭilu)
f بتبطلي (btibṭili) بتبطل (btibṭil)
subjunctive m ابطل (abṭil) تبطل (tibṭil) يبطل (yibṭil) نبطل (nibṭil) تبطلو (tibṭilu) يبطلو (yibṭilu)
f تبطلي (tibṭili) تبطل (tibṭil)
imperative m ابطل (ibṭil) ابطلو (ibṭilu)
f ابطلي (ibṭili)