See also: أدب and أدت

Persian

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Etymology

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Reborrowed from Arabic أَدَب (ʔadab), from Persian دب (dab); ultimately from Sumerian 𒁾 (dub).

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Readings
Classical reading? aḏaḇ
Dari reading? adab
Iranian reading? adab
Tajik reading? adab
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Noun

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Dari ادب
Iranian Persian
Tajik адаб

ادب (adab) (plural آداب (âdâb) or ادب‌ها (adab-hâ))

  1. politeness
  2. respect
  3. reverence
  4. courtesy
  5. urbanity
  6. discipline
  7. literature
  8. civility
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Urdu

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Arabic أَدَب (ʔadab).

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Noun

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ادب (adabm (Hindi spelling अदब)

  1. discipline
  2. training
  3. politeness
  4. respect
  5. courtesy
  6. urbanity
  7. etiquette
  8. literature

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Ushojo

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Etymology

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From Urdu ادب (adab), from Persian ادب (adab), from Arabic أَدَب (ʔadab).

Noun

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ادب (edab)

  1. discipline
  2. training
  3. politeness
  4. respect
  5. courtesy
  6. urbanity
  7. etiquette
  8. literature