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EtymologyEdit

From the root و ت ر (w-t-r).

VerbEdit

وَتَرَ (watara) I, non-past يَتِرُ‎ (yatiru)

  1. to string (as a bow), to provide with a string
  2. to wrong, to harm, to cheat, to dupe

ConjugationEdit

VerbEdit

وَتَّرَ (wattara) II, non-past يُوَتِّرُ‎ (yuwattiru)

  1. to stretch, to strain, to draw tight, to pull taut

ConjugationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

وَتْر or وِتْر (watr or witr)

  1. uneven
  2. odd (numbers)

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

وَتَر (watarm (plural أَوْتَار (ʾawtār))

  1. string
  2. (anatomy) sinew, tendon
  3. (geometry, music) chord
  4. (geometry) hypotenuse

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

وَتْر (watrm

  1. verbal noun of وَتَرَ (watara) (form I)

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Freytag, Georg (1837), “وتر”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 4, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 432
  • Kazimirski, Albin de Biberstein (1860), “وتر”, in Dictionnaire arabe-français contenant toutes les racines de la langue arabe, leurs dérivés, tant dans l’idiome vulgaire que dans l’idiome littéral, ainsi que les dialectes d’Alger et de Maroc (in French), volume 2, Paris: Maisonneuve et Cie, page 1480
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “وتر”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (2011), “وتر”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, →ISBN, page 1372