أستاذ

See also: استاد

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian استاذ(ostâz).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʔus.taːð/
    • (Egypt) IPA(key): /ʔus.taːz/
    • (Morocco) IPA(key): /ʔus.taːð/, /ʔus.taːd/

NounEdit

أُسْتَاذ (ʾustāḏm (plural أَسَاتِذَة(ʾasātiḏa) or أُسْتَاذُون(ʾustāḏūn) or أَسَاتِيذ(ʾasātīḏ), feminine أُسْتَاذَة(ʾustāḏa) or أُسْتَاذ (ʾustāḏ))

  1. professor
  2. teacher at a grammar school or similar institution
  3. title of courtesy commonly given to individuals of high education or learning, best translated simply as mister

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Malay: ustaz
  • Yakan: ustad

ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “أستاذ”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

South Levantine ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Arabic أُسْتَاذ(ʾustāḏ).

NounEdit

أستاذ (ʾustāzm (plural أساتذة(ʾasātze))

  1. teacher
    Synonym: معلم(mʕallem)
  2. professor, lecturer