See also: ثنت

Algerian ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic بِنْت(bint).

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. female equivalent of اِبْن(ibn, son, descendant):
    1. daughter
    2. female descendant
  2. (colloquial) girl
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Maltese: bint
  • 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 corresponding lemma form.

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 corresponding lemma form.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

بَنَتْ (banat) (form I)

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

Moroccan ArabicEdit

Root
ب ن ت

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic بِنْت(bint).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bint/
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NounEdit

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 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

South Levantine ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic بِنْت(bint).

NounEdit

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

  1. daughter
  2. girl