بخت

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See also: تخت‎, بحت‎, تجب‎, تحب‎, بحث‎, تحت, and ب ح ث

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Particularly: “Compare various old Turkic terms represented by Turkish buğra.”

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بُخْت (buḵtm (collective, singulative بُخْتِيّ‎ m or f (buḵtiyy) or بُخْتِيَّة‎ f (buḵtiyya), plural بَخَاتِيّ(baḵātiyy))

  1. a half-breed from a male Bactrian camel and a female dromedary
    • رُؤُوسُهُنَّ كَأَسْنِمَةِ الْبُخْتِ الْمَائِلَةِ
      ruʾūsuhunna kaʾasnimati l-buḵti l-māʾilati
      Their heads are inclined like the humps of Bactrian dromedaries.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Persian بخت(baxt).

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بَخْت (baḵtm (plural بُخُوت(buḵūt))

  1. luck
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  • Algerian Arabic: بخت(baḵt)
  • Egyptian Arabic: بخت(baḵt)
  • Gulf Arabic: بخت(baḵt)
  • Omani Arabic: بخت(baḵt)
  • South Levantine Arabic: بخت(baḵt)

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian بخت(baxt).

Noun[edit]

بخت (baht)

  1. luck
  2. fortune

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [script needed] (b(ʾ)ht' /baxt/, fortune, luck), from Proto-Iranian *bagta- (assigned, allotted; fate), a lexicalized past participle ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂g- (to distribute); see there for further information.

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Noun[edit]

بخت (baxt)

  1. fortune, prosperity, felicity, happiness
  2. luck (good or bad)
  3. horoscope, nativity, planet, constellation
  4. nightmare
  5. kind of locust

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