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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ب د د (b-d-d). The meaning idol is from Persian بُتْ (bot).

NounEdit

بُدّ (buddm (plural بِدَدَة (bidada) or أَبْدَاد (ʾabdād))

  1. escape, means of avoiding something
    لَا بُدَّ مِن كَذَا
    lā budda min kaḏā
    there is no avoiding such a thing, such a thing is inevitable
  2. flight
  3. separation
  4. part, portion
  5. equivalent, substitute
  6. idol

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit


North Levantine ArabicEdit

AdverbEdit

بد (badd, bidd)

  1. (false verb) want to
    بدي شوفك كل يوم، يا حبيبي
    Baddī šūfak kill yōm, yā ḥbībī.
    I want to see you every day, my dear.
  2. (false verb) should; need
    شو بدنا نئللو؟
    Šū badnā nʾil-lū?
    What should we tell him?

Ottoman TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian بد (bad).

AdjectiveEdit

بد (bed)

  1. bad

PashtoEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

بد (bëd)

  1. bad

DeclensionEdit

AdverbEdit

بد (bad)

  1. badly

PersianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Persian SLYA / wt' (wad, bad, evil). Akin to Old Armenian վատ (vat), an Iranian borrowing. Unrelated to English bad, despite phonetic and semantic identity.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

بد (bad) (comparative بدتر, superlative بدترین)

  1. bad; not good
  2. evil
AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “wad”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 85

AdverbEdit

بد (bad)

  1. poorly, badly

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Persian -pt' (-bed), from Proto-Iranian [Term?] (compare Old Armenian պետ (pet), an Iranian borrowing), from Proto-Indo-European *pótis (master).

NounEdit

بد (-bad, -bed, -bod)

  1. lord, master

ReferencesEdit


South Levantine ArabicEdit

AdverbEdit

بَدّ (badd)

  1. want
    بَدِّي شُوفَك كُلّ يُوم يَا حْبِيبِي.
    baddī šūfak kull yōm yā ḥbībī.
    I want to see you every day, my dear.

UrduEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Persian بد (bad).

AdjectiveEdit

بد (bad) — Hindi spelling: बद (bad)

  1. bad
  2. evil
  3. wicked
  4. inauspicious

Etymology 2Edit

From Sanskrit वृन्ध (vṛndha).

NounEdit

بد (badm (Hindi spelling बद)

  1. bubo