See also: ثنت

Algerian Arabic edit

Etymology edit

From Arabic بِنْت (bint).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

بنت (bentf (plural بنات (bnāt))

  1. daughter
  2. girl

Arabic edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-Semitic *bint-. Has the Semitic feminine suffix *-at- added to the root *bin- of اِبْن (ibn, son).

Cognate with Hebrew בת (bat).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

بِنْت (bintf (dual بِنْتَانِ (bintāni), plural بَنَات (banāt), masculine اِبْن (ibn))

  1. female equivalent of اِبْن (ibn, son, descendant):
    1. daughter
    2. female descendant
  2. (colloquial) girl
Declension edit
Alternative forms edit
Descendants edit
  • Maltese: bint
  • English: bint
  • Swahili: binti

References edit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979) “بن”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation 1 edit

Verb edit

بِنْتُ (bintu) (form I)

  1. first-person singular past active of بَانَ (bāna)

Pronunciation 2 edit

Verb edit

بِنْتَ (binta) (form I)

  1. second-person masculine singular past active of بَانَ (bāna)

Pronunciation 3 edit

Verb edit

بِنْتِ (binti) (form I)

  1. second-person feminine singular past active of بَانَ (bāna)

Etymology 3 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

بَنَتْ (banat) (form I)

  1. third-person feminine singular past active of بَنَى (banā)

Moroccan Arabic edit

Root
ب ن ت
1 term

Etymology edit

From Arabic بِنْت (bint).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /bint/
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Noun edit

بنت (bintf (plural بنات (bnāt), diminutive بنية (bniyya) or بنوتة (bannūta))

  1. daughter
    Synonym: درية (darriyya)
    Coordinate terms: بن (ben), ولد (wald)
  2. girl (female child)
    Synonym: درية (darriyya)
    Coordinate term: ولد (wald)
  3. young woman

North Levantine Arabic edit

Etymology edit

From Arabic بِنْت (bint).

Noun edit

بنت (bintf (plural بنات (banāt))

  1. daughter
  2. girl (female child)
  3. a female teenager or young woman, chiefly unmarried
    Synonym: صبيه (ṣabīye)

Usage notes edit

Persian edit

Etymology edit

From Arabic بِنْت (bint).

Pronunciation edit

 

Readings
Classical reading? bint
Dari reading? bint
Iranian reading? bent
Tajik reading? bint

Noun edit

Dari بنت
Iranian Persian
Tajik бинт

بنت (bent)

  1. daughter
  2. girl

South Levantine Arabic edit

Root
ب ن ت
1 term

Etymology edit

From Arabic بِنْت (bint).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

بنت (bintf (plural بنات (banāt), masculine ابن (ʔibn))

  1. daughter
  2. girl
    Synonym: فتاة (fatā)

See also edit

Urdu edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Arabic بِنْت (bint).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

بِنْت (bintf (Hindi spelling बिंत)

  1. daughter
    Synonym: بیٹی (beṭī)

References edit

  • بنت”, in اُردُو لُغَت (urdū luġat) (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • بنت”, in ریخْتَہ لُغَت (rexta luġat) - Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English], Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2024.