بد

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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

PrepositionEdit

بَدّ ‎(badd)

  1. want
    بَدِّي شُوفَك كِلّ يُوم يَا حَبِيبِي.
    baddī šūfak kill yōm yā ḥabībī.
    I want to see you every day, my dear.

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 (compare Old Armenian պետ ‎(pet), an Iranian borrowing), from Proto-Indo-European *pótis ‎(master).

NounEdit

بد ‎(-bad, -bed, -bod)

  1. lord, master

ReferencesEdit

  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1892), “بد”, in A Comprehensive Persian–English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul
  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “-bed”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 18

South Levantine ArabicEdit

PrepositionEdit

بَدّ ‎(badd)

  1. want
    بَدِّي شُوفَك كُلّ يُوم يَا حَبِيبِي.
    baddī šūfak kull yōm yā ḥabībī.
    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
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