بنت

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See also: ثنت

Algerian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabicبِنْت(bint).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

بنت⁩ (bentf (pluralبنات(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).

Cognate with Hebrewבת(bat).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

بِنْت (bintf (dualبِنْتَانِ(bintāni), pluralبَنَات(banāt), masculineاِبْن(ibn))

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

References[edit]

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

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

بِنْتُ (bintu) (form I)

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

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

بِنْتَ (binta) (form I)

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

Pronunciation 3[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 corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

بَنَتْ (banat) (form I)

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

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Root
ب ن ت
1 term

Etymology[edit]

From Arabicبِنْت(bint).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bint/
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Noun[edit]

بنت (bintf (pluralبنات(bnāt), diminutiveبنية(bniyya) orبنوتة(bannūta))

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

North Levantine Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabicبِنْت(bint).

Noun[edit]

بنت (bintf (pluralبنات(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 Arabicبِنْت(bint).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Readings
Classical reading? bint
Dari reading? bint
Iranian reading? bent
Tajik reading? bint

Noun[edit]

Dari بنت
Iranian Persian
Tajik бинт

بنت (bent)

  1. daughter
  2. girl

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
ب ن ت
1 term

Etymology[edit]

From Arabicبِنْت(bint).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

بنت (bintf (pluralبنات(banāt), masculineابن(ʔibn))

  1. daughter
  2. girl
    Synonym:فتاة(fatā)

See also[edit]

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabicبِنْت(bint).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

بِنْت (bintf (Hindi spelling बिंत)

  1. daughter
    Synonym:بیٹی(beṭī)

References[edit]

  • بنت”, in اُردُو لُغَت(urdū luġat) (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • بنت”, in ریخْتَہ لُغَت(rexta luġat) - Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English] (in English), Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2024.