بيت

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See also: بیتand تيب

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From root ب ي ت(b-y-t). From Proto-Semitic *bayt-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bajt/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

بَيْت (baytm (plural بُيُوت(buyūt) or بُيُوتَات(buyūtāt))

  1. house, building
  2. tent (dwelling)
  3. room, apartment, flat
  4. commercial house
  5. settlement, decision, scheme
  6. garden bed
  7. family, dynasty
  8. box, case, covering, sheath
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Egyptian Arabic: بيت(bēt)
  • Gulf Arabic: بيت(bēt)
  • Maltese: bejt
  • Moroccan Arabic: بيت(bīt), بيت(bayt)
  • Azerbaijani: beyt
  • Malay: bait
  • Ottoman Turkish: بیت(beyt, beyit)

Noun[edit]

بَيْت (baytm (plural أَبْيَات(ʾabyāt))

  1. verse
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

بَيَّتَ (bayyata) II, non-past يُبَيِّتُ‎‎ (yubayyitu)

  1. to brood
  2. to contrive, to hatch (a plan, plot)
  3. to put (someone) up for the night
  4. to flunk, to fail (in school)
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

بِيتَ (bīta) (form I)

  1. third-person masculine singular past passive of بَاتَ(bāta)

Malay[edit]

Noun[edit]

بيت (plural بيت-بيت or بيت۲‎, informal 1st possessive بيتکو‎, impolite 2nd possessive بيتمو‎, 3rd possessive بيتڽ‎)

  1. Jawi spelling of bait (“house”).

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Root
ب ي ت

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic بَيْت(bayt).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

بِيت or بَيْت (bīt or baytm (plural بيوت(byūt) or بيوتة(byūta))

  1. room
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic بَيَّتَ(bayyata).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

بيت (bayyat) (form II, non-past يبيت(ybayyat))

  1. to put up someone for the night
  2. to provide lodging
Conjugation[edit]
    Conjugation of بيت
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m بيّتت(bayyatt) بيّتتي(bayyatti) بيّت (bayyat) بيّتنا(bayyatna) بيّتتوا(bayyattu) بيّتوا(bayytu)
f بيّتت(bayytāt)
non-past m نبيّت(nbayyat) تبيّت(tbayyat) يبيّت(ybayyat) نبيّتوا(nbayytu) تبيّتوا(tbayytu) يبيّتوا(ybayytu)
f تبيّتي(tbayyti) تبيّت(tbayyat)
imperative m بيّت (bayyat) بيّتوا(bayytu)
f بيّتي(bayyti)

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
ب ي ت

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic بَيْت(bayt).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

بيت (bētm (plural بيوت(byūt))

  1. house, home
    Synonym: دار(dār)
  2. case (container)
    بيت مخدة‎‎ ― bēt mḵaddepillowcase
    بيت النضارات‎‎ ― bēt in-naḍḍārātglasses case