See also: ثنت

Algerian ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic بنت‎.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

بنت (bentf (plural بنات(bnāt))

  1. daughter
  2. girl

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. feminine equivalent of اِبْن(ibn, son, descendant):
    1. daughter
    2. female descendant
  2. (colloquial) girl
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • English: bint
Alternative formsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

بِنْتُ (bintu) (form I)

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

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

بِنْتَ (binta) (form I)

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

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

بِنْتِ (binti) (form I)

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

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

بَنَتْ (banat) (form I)

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

Moroccan ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic بِنْت(bint).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɪnt/
  • (file)

NounEdit

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

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

North Levantine ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic بِنْت(bint).

NounEdit

بنت (bintf (plural بنات(banāt))

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

Usage notesEdit


PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic بِنْت(bint).

NounEdit

بنت (bent)

  1. daughter
  2. girl