بخت

Ottoman TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian بخت ‎(baxt), from Middle Persian b(ʾ)ht' ‎(baxt, fortune, luck).

NounEdit

بخت ‎(baht)

  1. luck
  2. fortune

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PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian b(ʾ)ht' ‎(baxt, fortune, luck), from Proto-Iranian *bagta- ‎(assigned, allotted; fate), a lexicalized past participle ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂g- ‎(to distribute); see there for more.

NounEdit

بخت ‎(baxt)

  1. fortune, prosperity, felicity, happiness
  2. luck (good or bad)
  3. horoscope, nativity, planet, constellation
  4. nightmare
  5. kind of locust

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • بخت in Francis Joseph Steingass (1892), A Comprehensive Persian-English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul
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