بنت

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See also: ثنت

Algerian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic بنت‎.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

بنت (bentf (plural بنات(bnāt))

  1. daughter
  2. girl

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *bint-. Has the Semitic feminine suffix *-at added to the root *bin- of اِبْن(ibn, son).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

بِنْت (bintf (dual بِنْتَانِ(bintāni), plural بَنَات(banāt), masculine اِبْن(ibn))

  1. female equivalent of اِبْن(ibn, son, descendant):
    1. daughter
    2. female descendant
  2. (colloquial) girl
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • English: bint
Alternative forms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans, “بن”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic[1], 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, 1979, →ISBN

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

بِنْتُ (bintu) (form I)

  1. first-person singular past active of بَانَ(bāna)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

بِنْتَ (binta) (form I)

  1. second-person masculine singular past active of بَانَ(bāna)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

بِنْتِ (binti) (form I)

  1. second-person feminine singular past active of بَانَ(bāna)

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

بَنَتْ (banat) (form I)

  1. third-person feminine singular past active of بَنَى(banā)

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic بِنْت(bint).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɪnt/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

بنت (bentf (plural بنات(bnāt), diminutive بنية(bniyya) or بنوتة(bannūta))

  1. daughter
    Synonym: درية(darriyya)
    Coordinate terms: بن(ben), ولد(wuld)
  2. girl (female child)
    Synonym: درية(darriyya)
    Coordinate term: ولد(wuld)
  3. young woman

North Levantine Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic بِنْت(bint).

Noun[edit]

بنت (bintf (plural بنات(banāt))

  1. daughter
  2. girl (female child)
  3. a female teenager or young woman, chiefly unmarried
    Synonym: صبيه(ṣabīye)

Usage notes[edit]


Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic بِنْت(bint).

Noun[edit]

بنت (bent)

  1. daughter
  2. girl