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PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic مَحَبَّة (maḥabba, charity, love, affection). The predominant Persian -o- is due to analogy with the large number of Arabic participles with initial mo- (mu-).

NounEdit

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

محبت (mohabbat, mahabbat)

  1. love
  2. affection
  3. kindness

ReferencesEdit

  • Hayyim, Sulayman (1934–1936), “mahabbat”, in New Persian–English dictionary, Teheran: Librairie-imprimerie Beroukhim

UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian محبت (mohabbat), from Arabic مَحَبَّة (maḥabba, affection).

NounEdit

محبت (muhabbat, mohabbatf (Hindi spelling मुहब्बत or मोहब्बत)

  1. love
  2. affection

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993), “محبت”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “محبت”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.