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See also: کتب‎, گپت, and ك ت ب

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ArabicEdit

 
تَكْتُبُ اِمْرَأَة كِتَابَةً

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ك ت ب(k-t-b). Compare to Hebrew כָּתַב(katáv, kāṯaḇ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ka.ta.ba/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

كَتَبَ (kataba) I, non-past يَكْتُبُ‎‎ (yaktubu)

  1. to write, to pen, to write down, to inscribe, to enter, to record, to register
  2. to compose, to draw up, to draft
  3. to bequeath
  4. to prescribe
  5. to foreordain, to destine
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Form-II causative of كَتَبَ(kataba, to write).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

كَتَّبَ (kattaba) II, non-past يُكَتِّبُ‎‎ (yukattibu) (causative)

  1. to cause to write, to make someone write
  2. to deploy in squadrons
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Inflected form.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical Arabic) IPA(key): /ku.tub/
  • (Gulf) IPA(key): [kʊtʊb]

NounEdit

كُتُب (kutubm pl

  1. plural of كِتَاب(kitāb)

Etymology 4Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

كِتٰب (kitābm (plural كُتُب (kutub))

  1. Classical Arabic spelling of كِتَاب(kitāb)
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

Related termsEdit


Egyptian ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ك ت ب(k-t-b).

VerbEdit

كتب (kátab) (perfect, imperfect يكتب(yíktib), Verb form I)

  1. to write

ConjugationEdit