جواب

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See also: خواب

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ج و ب(j-w-b). Compare Hebrew תגובה(t'guvá).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /d͡ʒa.waːb/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

جَوَاب (jawābm (plural أَجْوِبَة(ʾajwiba) or جَوَابَات(jawābāt))

  1. answer, reply
    • a. 898, Al-Mubarrad, المقتضب [Al-Muqtadab]:
      اعلم أن لا إذا وقعت على نكرة نصبتها بغير تنوين؛ وإنما كان ذلك لما أذكره لك: إنما وضعت الأخبار جوابات للاستفهام.‎‎
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. apodosis

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Baluchi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic جَوَاب(jawāb).

Noun[edit]

جواب (jawáb)

  1. answer, reply
    Synonym: پسئو(passaw)

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic جَواب(jawāb).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

جواب or جواب (jwāb or jawābm (plural أجوبة(ʔajwiba) or جوابات(jwābāt))

  1. answer, reply

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic جَوَاب(jawāb).

Noun[edit]

جواب (cevab)

  1. answer, reply

Descendants[edit]


Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic جَوَاب(jawāb).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari جواب
Iranian Persian
Tajik ҷавоб (javob)

جواب (javâb) (plural جواب‌ها(javâb-hâ) or جوابات(javâbât))

  1. answer, reply
    جواب قانع کننده نتوانست بدهد.‎‎ ― javâb -e qâne’ konande natvânest bedahad.He could not give an acceptable answer.
    Synonym: پاسخ(pâsox)
    Antonyms: سوال(soâl), پرسش(porseš)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Punjabi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian جواب(javâb), from Arabic جَوَاب(jawāb). Compare Hindustani جَوَاب‎ / जवाब (javāb), Gujarati જવાબ (javāb), Marathi जाब (jāb), Bengali জবাব (jôbab).

Noun[edit]

جواب (javābm (Gurmukhi spelling ਜਵਾਬ)

  1. answer

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian جواب(javâb), from Arabic جَوَاب(jawāb). Compare Punjabi ਜਵਾਬ (javāb) / جَواب(javāb), Gujarati જવાબ (javāb), Marathi जाब (jāb), Bengali জবাব (jôbab).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

جَوَاب (javābm (Hindi spelling जवाब)

  1. answer, reply, response
  2. (figuratively) solution

Declension[edit]

Declension of جواب
singular plural
direct جَوَاب(javāb) جَوَاب(javāb)
oblique جَوَاب(javāb) جَوَابوں(javābō̃)
vocative جَوَاب(javāb) جَوَابو(javābō)

References[edit]

  • جواب”, in اُردُو لُغَت (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • جواب”, in Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English], Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2023.