See also: قبحand ف ت ح

ArabicEdit

Root
ف ت ح(f-t-ḥ)

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Semitic *pataḥ-. Cognate with Akkadian 𒉿𒌅𒌑𒌝 (petûm) and Biblical Hebrew פָּתַח(pɔṯaḥ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fa.ta.ħa/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

فَتَحَ (fataḥa) I, non-past يَفْتَحُ‎‎ (yaftaḥu)

  1. (transitive) to open (to make something accessible)
    • 2003, Alaa Al Aswaany, chapter 2, in The Yacoubian building, Maktaba Madbouly:
      فَتَحَ زَكِي عَيْنَيْهِ
      fataḥa zakī ʿaynayhi
      Zaki opened his eyes.
    Antonym: أَغْلَقَ(ʾaḡlaqa)
  2. to conquer, occupy, take possession of
  3. (construed with عَلَى(ʿalā)) to disclose to
  4. to explain, expound
  5. to prompt
  6. to assist
  7. to begin
  8. to decide
    فَتَحَ الْفَأْل‎ ― fataḥa l-faʾlto take as an omen
  9. to mark (a consonant) with a fatha
  10. to offer (a price)
  11. to broach (a subject)
ConjugationEdit
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VerbEdit

فَتَّحَ (fattaḥa) II, non-past يُفَتِّحُ‎‎ (yufattiḥu)

  1. (transitive) to open in large numbers or thoroughly
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 7:40:
      إِنَّ ٱلَّذِينَ كَذَّبُوا بِآيَاتِنَا وَٱسْتَكْبَرُوا عَنْهَا لَا تُفَتَّحُ لَهُمْ أَبْوَابُ ٱلسَّمَاءِ وَلَا يَدْخُلُونَ ٱلْجَنَّةَ حَتَّى يَلِجَ ٱلْجَمَلُ فِي سَمِّ ٱلْخِيَاطِ
      ʾinna llaḏīna kaḏḏabū biʾāyātinā wastakbarū ʿanhā lā tufattaḥu lahum ʾabwābu s-samāʾi walā yadḵulūna l-jannata ḥattā yalija l-jamalu fī sammi l-ḵiyāṭi
      Indeed, those who deny Our signs and disdain them—the gates of the heaven will not be opened for them, nor shall they enter paradise until the camel passes through the needle's eye
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Cognate with Akkadian 𒁉𒌈 (pītum) and Biblical Hebrew פֶּתַח(pɛ́ṯaḥ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

فَتْح (fatḥm (plural فُتُوح(futūḥ) or فُتُوحَات(futūḥāt))

  1. verbal noun of فَتَحَ (fataḥa) (form I)
  2. opening
  3. disclosure, overture, beginning
  4. conquest, victory, an outcome; occupation of a fortified place, opening of an enemy's defenses
  5. help
  6. the vowel sign fatha
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Proper nounEdit

فَتْح (fatḥ?

  1. (politics) Fatah (a reverse acronym)

ReferencesEdit

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

Egyptian ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic فَتَحَ(fataḥa).

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

فتح (fataḥ) (perfect, imperfect يفتح(yiftaḥ), verb form I)

  1. to open (to make something accessible)

ConjugationEdit


PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic فَتْح(fatḥ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

فتح (fath)

  1. victory
  2. conquest

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DescendantsEdit


South Levantine ArabicEdit

Root
ف ت ح

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic فَتَحَ(fataḥa).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fa.taħ/, [ˈfa.taħ]
  • (file)

VerbEdit

فتح (fataḥ) (form I, present بفتح(biftaḥ), passive participle مفتوح(maftūḥ))

  1. to open
    Antonym: سكّر(sakkar)

ConjugationEdit

    Conjugation of فتح (fataḥ)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m فتحت (fataḥt) فتحت (fataḥt) فتح (fataḥ) فتحنا (fataḥna) فتحتو (fataḥtu) فتحو (fataḥu)
f فتحتي (fataḥti) فتحت (fatḥat)
present m بفتح (baftaḥ) بتفتح (btiftaḥ) بفتح (biftaḥ) منفتح (mniftaḥ) بتفتحو (btiftaḥu) بفتحو (biftaḥu)
f بتفتحي (btiftaḥi) بتفتح (btiftaḥ)
subjunctive m أفتح (ʔaftaḥ) تفتح (tiftaḥ) يفتح (yiftaḥ) نفتح (niftaḥ) تفتحو (tiftaḥu) يفتحو (yiftaḥu)
f تفتحي (tiftaḥi) تفتح (tiftaḥ)
imperative m افتح (iftaḥ) افتحو (iftaḥu)
f افتحي (iftaḥi)

UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic فَتْح(fatḥ).

NounEdit

فتح (fath? (Hindi spelling फ़तह)

  1. victory
  2. conquest