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See also: کتاب‎, كباب, and کباب

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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Morphologically from the root ك ت ب(k-t-b).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ki.taːb/
    • (Egypt) IPA(key): [keˈtæːb]
    • (Lebanon) IPA(key): [kɪˈtæːb]
    • (Central Arabia) IPA(key): [kɪˈt̪aːb]
    • (West Arabia) IPA(key): [kiˈtaːb]
    • (Iraq, Persian Gulf) IPA(key): [kɪˈt̪ɑːb]
    • (Tunisia) IPA(key): [kiˈt̪ɛːb]
    • (Morocco) IPA(key): [kiˈt͡sæːb]
  • (file)
  • Dialectal variation from the aforementioned:
    • (Lebanese Arabic) IPA(key): [kteːb]
    • (Tunisian Arabic) IPA(key): [kt̪ɛːb]
    • (Moroccan Arabic) IPA(key): [kt͡sæb]

NounEdit

كِتَاب (kitābm (plural كُتُب(kutub))[1]

  1. (obsolete) verbal noun of كَتَبَ(kataba) (form I)
  2. letter, note, paper, piece of writing, message
  3. book
  4. the Qur'an
  5. the Bible
    الْكِتَاب‎ ― al-kitābthe Qur'an; the Bible
  6. record, document, deed, contract
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Morphologically from the root ك ت ب(k-t-b).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

كُتَّاب (kuttābm pl

  1. plural of كَاتِب(kātib, writer)

NounEdit

كُتَّاب (kuttābm (plural كَتَاتِيب(katātīb))

  1. a traditional school for teaching Qur'an
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

Hijazi ArabicEdit

 
كِتَاب

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic كِتَاب(kitāb).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

كِتاب (kitābm (plural كُتُب‎ ‎(kutub))

  1. book

Ottoman TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic كِتَاب(kitāb, book).

NounEdit

كتاب (kitâb)

  1. book

DescendantsEdit


PashtoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic كِتَاب(kitāb, book).

NounEdit

كتاب (kitâb?

  1. book