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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Originally a case form of a defective noun تَحْت(taḥt, location that is below); see the usage note. From the root ت ح ت(t-ḥ-t).

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

تَحْتُ (taḥtu)

  1. below
Usage notesEdit

This originates as a case form of a defective noun تَحْت(taḥt, location that is below). It is declined normally when definite, e.g. التَّحْتُ (at-taḥtu, the location that is below). Other forms are the adverbial accusative in the preposition تَحْتَ(taḥta, below), the genitive in the expression مِنْ تَحْتِ(min taḥti, from below, below) (also with an attached pronoun, as in مِنْ تَحْتِهَا (min taḥtihā, (from) below it)), and the irregular expression مِنْ تَحْتُ(min taḥtu, (from) below).

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Etymology 2Edit

Adverbial accusative of تَحْت(taḥt, location that is below). Related to Hebrew תַּחַת(tákhat).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtaħta/
  • (file)

PrepositionEdit

تَحْتَ (taḥta)

  1. under
InflectionEdit

Hijazi ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic تَحْت(taḥt).

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

تَحَت (taħat)

  1. down
  2. under
  3. below
  4. downstairs

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