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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root و س ط(w-s-ṭ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /wa.satˤ/
  • IPA(key): /wastˤ/
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NounEdit

وَسَط or وَسْط (wasaṭ or wasṭm (plural أَوْسَاط(ʾawsāṭ))

  1. middle, center
  2. waist
  3. the golden mean
  4. milieu, environment, surroundings, sphere
  5. means, instrument, agent, medium
  6. mediocrity, medium quality, average
  7. (plural) circles, quarters, classes, strata (of population)
DeclensionEdit
ReferencesEdit
  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1884), “وسط”, in The Student's Arabic–English Dictionary, London: W.H. Allen
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “وسط”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

وُسَط (wusaṭf pl

  1. feminine plural of أَوْسَط(ʾawsaṭ)