Arabic

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Root
ف ت ح (f t ḥ)
16 terms

Etymology

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Instance noun from the verb فَتَحَ (fataḥa). For the sense of a diacritical mark signifying an open vowel, compare Hebrew פַּתָּח (patákh, pattɔḥ).

Pronunciation

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Noun

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فُتْحَة (futḥaf (plural فُتَح (futaḥ))

  1. an opening, a hole
    سَقَطَتِ ٱلْكُرَةُ فِي ٱلْفُتْحَةِ.
    saqaṭati l-kuratu fī l-futḥati.
    The ball fell into the hole.

Declension

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Noun

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فَتْحَة (fatḥaf (plural فَتَحَات (fataḥāt))

  1. (linguistics) fatha, fatḥa (a vowel sign in Arabic-based scripts, signifying a short /a/ sound in Classical Arabic)

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