بد

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ب د د ‎(b-d-d). The meaning idol is from Persian بُتْ ‎(bot).

Noun[edit]

بُدّ ‎(buddm ‎(plural بِدَدَة ‎(bidada) or أَبْدَاد ‎(ʾabdād))

  1. escape, means of avoiding something
    لَا بُدَّ مِن كَذَا
    lā budda min kaḏā
    there is no avoiding such a thing, such a thing is inevitable
  2. flight
  3. separation
  4. part, portion
  5. equivalent, substitute
  6. idol

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North Levantine Arabic[edit]

Preposition[edit]

بَدّ ‎(badd)

  1. want
    بَدِّي شُوفَك كُلّ يُوم يَا حَبِيبِي.
    baddī šūfak kull yōm yā ḥabībī.
    I want to see you every day, my dear.

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian بد ‎(bad).

Adjective[edit]

بد ‎(bed)

  1. bad

Pashto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

بد ‎(bëd)

  1. bad

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

بد ‎(bad)

  1. badly

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian SLYA / wt' ‎(wad, bad, evil). Akin to Old Armenian վատ ‎(vat), an Iranian borrowing. Unrelated to English bad, despite phonetic and semantic identity.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

بد ‎(bad) ‎(comparative بدتر, superlative بدترین)

  1. bad; not good
  2. evil
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Adverb[edit]

بد ‎(bad)

  1. poorly, badly

Etymology 2[edit]

Akin to Old Armenian պետ ‎(pet), an Iranian borrowing.

Noun[edit]

بد ‎(bod, bad)

  1. lord, master

References[edit]

  • بد in Francis Joseph Steingass (1892), A Comprehensive Persian-English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Preposition[edit]

بَدّ ‎(badd)

  1. want
    بَدِّي شُوفَك كُلّ يُوم يَا حَبِيبِي.
    baddī šūfak kull yōm yā ḥabībī.
    I want to see you every day, my dear.

Urdu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Persian بد ‎(bad).

Adjective[edit]

بد ‎(bad) — Hindi spelling: बद ‎(bad)

  1. bad
  2. evil
  3. wicked
  4. inauspicious

Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit वृन्ध ‎(vṛndha).

Noun[edit]

بد ‎(badm ‎(Hindi spelling बद)

  1. bubo