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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Persian طاقت (tâqát, stamina, endurance), from Arabic طَاقَة (ṭāqa).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /t̪ɑː.kət̪/, /t̪ɑː.qət̪/

NounEdit

ताक़त (tāqatf (Urdu spelling طاقت)

  1. power, strength
    उठने की ताक़त नहीं है मेरे पास।
    uṭhne kī tāqat nahī̃ hai mere pāsa.
    I do not have the strength to rise.
    उसके खिलाफ़ मेरी सारी ताक़त बेकार थी।
    uske khilāf merī sārī tāqat bekār thī.
    All my powers were useless against him.
    Synonyms: शक्ति (śakti), बल (bal), वश (vaś)

ReferencesEdit

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “ताक़त”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “ताक़त”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.