محبت

See also: محبة

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic مَحَبَّة(maḥabba, love). The predominant shift of the first vowel from /a/ to /u/ is due to analogy with the large number of Arabic participles with initial /mu/ such as مهندس(muhandis or mohandes, engineer), محاربه(muhâraba or mohârabe, war) etc.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Dari محبت
Iranian Persian
Tajik маҳаббат, муҳаббат (mahabbat, muhabbat)

محبت (mohabbat or mahabbat)

  1. love
  2. affection
  3. kindness

ReferencesEdit


UrduEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Classical Persian محبت(muḥabbat), from Arabic مَحَبَّة(maḥabba).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mʊ.ɦəb.bət̪/, [mɔ.ɦəbː.ət̪]
  • Rhymes: -ət̪

NounEdit

مُحَبَّت (muḥabbat or moḥabbatf (Hindi spelling मुहब्बत or मोहब्बत‎)

  1. love
  2. affection

DeclensionEdit

Declension of محبت
singular plural
direct محبت(mahabbat) محبتیں(mahabbatẽ)
oblique محبت(mahabbat) محبتوں(mahabbatõ)
vocative محبت(mahabbat) محبتو(mahabbato)

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • محبت”, in اُردُو لُغَت (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • محبت”, in Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English], Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2022.