كتب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ك ت ب (k-t-b). Compare to Hebrew כָּתַב (katháv, Modern: Katav).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

كَتَبَ (kataba) I, imperfect يَكْتُبُ‎ (yaktubu)

  1. to write, to pen, to write down, to inscribe, to enter, to record, to register
  2. to compose, to draw up, to draft
  3. to bequeath
  4. to prescribe
  5. to foreordain, to destine

Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

كَتَّبَ (kattaba) II, imperfect يُكَتِّبُ‎ (yukattibu) (causative)

  1. to cause to write, to make someone write
  2. to deploy in squadrons

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

كتب (kútubpl

  1. plural form of كتاب

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Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ك ت ب (k-t-b)

Verb[edit]

كتب (kátab) (perfect, imperfect يكتب, Verb form I)

  1. to write

Conjugation[edit]