From Arabic بت (bátta, to fix, to determine, to decide).
بات • (batt)
بات (bāta) (verb form I)
- to spend the night, to stay overnight
- to become
- to be (in a situation)
- to continue doing, keep doing, stick to
بات (bátta) (verb form II)
- to brood
- to contrive, to hatch (a plan, plot)
- to put (someone) up for the night
- to flunk, to fail (in school)
From Sanskrit वार्त्ता.