izzat

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Urdu عزت ('izzat), from Arabic عزة (ʿizza(t)).

Noun[edit]

izzat (uncountable)

  1. (North India and Pakistan) Honour, pride; reputation.
    • 1997, Kiran Nagarkar, Cuckold, HarperCollins 2013, p. 10:
      ‘She has cut off our noses. And our izzat.’