خاطب

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See also: حاطت

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Derived from the active participle of خَطَبَ(ḵaṭaba, to propose to a woman (by a man or matchmaker), to give in marriage), from the root خ ط ب(ḵ-ṭ-b).

Noun[edit]

خَاطِب (ḵāṭibm (plural خُطَّاب(ḵuṭṭāb) or خَاطِبُون(ḵāṭibūn), feminine خَاطِبَة(ḵāṭiba))

  1. suitor (someone who asks a woman to marry him)
  2. matchmaker
  3. someone who promises his child in marriage
  4. fiancé
  5. speaker, preacher, orator
  6. (Islam) deliverer of a khutbah
  7. person in grammar
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Adjective[edit]

خَاطِب (ḵāṭib) (masculine plural خُطَّاب(ḵuṭṭāb) or خَاطِبُون(ḵāṭibūn))

  1. betrothed, engaged
  2. promising one's child in marriage
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

خَاطَبَ (ḵāṭaba) III, non-past يُخَاطِبُ‎‎ (yuḵāṭibu)

  1. to address
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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic خَاطِب(ḵāṭib).

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian خاطب
Iranian Persian خاطب
Tajiki Persian хотиб (xotib)

خاطب (xâteb)

  1. (Islam) preacher
  2. speaker