جمعرات

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in c. 1669 as Middle Hindiجُمَعْرات(juma'rāt), from ⁧جُمْعَہ(jum'a, Friday) +‎ ⁧رات(rāt, eve), because as per Islamic tradition, the day changes at sunset.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Standard Urdu) IPA(key): /d͡ʒʊ.mɪʔ.ɾɑːt̪/, [d͡ʒʊ.me.ɾɑːt̪]
  • (file)
  • (obsolete) IPA(key): /d͡ʒʊ.mɑ(ːʔ).ɾɑːt̪/
  • Rhymes: -ɑːt̪

Noun[edit]

جُمِعْرات (jumiʻrātf (Hindi spelling जुमेरात)

  1. Thursday
    Synonym:پَن٘ج شَن٘بَہ(pañj śamba)

Declension[edit]

Declension of ⁧جمعرات
singular plural
direct جمعرات(jumiʻrāt) جمعرات(jumiʻrāt)
oblique جمعرات(jumiʻrāt) جمعراتوں(jumiʻrātō̃)
vocative جمعرات(jumiʻrāt) جمعراتو(jumiʻrātō)

Descendants[edit]

  • Gujarati: જુમેરાત (jumerāt)

See also[edit]

Days of the week in Urdu · ⁧ہَفْتے کے دِن(hafte ke din) (layout · text)
اِتْوَار(itvār) پِیر(pīr) مَن٘گَل(maṅgal) بُدھ(budh) جُمِعْرات(jumi'rāt) جُمْعَہ(jum'a) ہَفْتَہ(hafta)

Further reading[edit]

  • جمعرات”, in اُردُو لُغَت(urdū luġat) (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • جمعرات”, in ریخْتَہ لُغَت(rexta luġat) - Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English] (in English), Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2024.
  • Qureshi, Bashir Ahmad (1971), “جمعہ”, in Kitabistan's 20th Century Standard Dictionary‎, Lahore: Kitabistan Pub. Co.
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “جمعرات”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & Co.
  • S. W. Fallon (1879), “جمعرات”, in A New Hindustani-English Dictionary, Banaras, London: Trubner and Co.
  • John Shakespear (1834), “جمعرات”, in A dictionary, Hindustani and English: with a copious index, fitting the work to serve, also, as a dictionary of English and Hindustani, 3rd edition, London: J.L. Cox and Son, →OCLC