خط

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See also: حظand حط

Arabic[edit]

Arabic Wikipedia has an article on:
خط
Wikipedia ar

Etymology[edit]

From the root خ ط ط(ḵ-ṭ-ṭ). Cognate to Nabataean Aramaic 𐢊𐢋𐢋(to pull out; to engrave), Jewish Babylonian Aramaic חֲטַט(ḥăṭaṭ, to dig out, to hollow out, to excavate), Classical Syriac ܚܰܛ(ḥaṭṭ, to dig out; to excavate; to carve), Akkadian 𒄩𒁕𒂅 (ḫa-ṭa-ṭu /ḫaṭāṭu/, to dig out; to dredge; to make an incision).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

خَطَّ (ḵaṭṭa) I, non-past يَخُطُّ‎‎ (yaḵuṭṭu)

  1. to draw a line
  2. to draw
  3. to write
  4. to carve, inscribe
  5. to outline, mark

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

خَطّ (ḵaṭṭm (plural خُطُوط(ḵuṭūṭ))

  1. verbal noun of خَطَّ (ḵaṭṭa) (form I)
  2. (writing, railroad, telephony, supply) line
    • 2017 October 1, “تسرب خطوط الغاز بقرية "ترسا" فى الفيوم.. وقطع الخدمة لحين إصلاح العطل”, in Bawwāba Aḵbār Maṣr[1]:
      وبالانتقال والفحص تبين تسرب غاز من المواسير الأرضية بخط الغاز الرئيسى المغذى للقرية.‎‎
      And through the passthrough and the inspection it came to light the leakage of gas from the earth pipes through the main gas supply line of the village.
  3. stroke
  4. stripe
  5. ridge
  6. handwriting
  7. calligraphy
  8. script

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Баранов, Х. К. (2011), “خط”, in Большой арабско-русский словарь (Bolʹšoj arabsko-russkij slovarʹ), 11th edition, Москва: Живой язык, →ISBN
  • Lane, Edward William (1863), “خط”, in Arabic-English Lexicon, London: Williams & Norgate
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “خط”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN
  • Wehr, Hans (1960), “خط”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 3rd edition, Ithaca, NY: Otto Harrassowitz



Persian[edit]

Persian Wikipedia has an article on:
خط
Wikipedia fa

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic خَطّ(ḵaṭṭ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian خط
Iranian Persian
Tajik хат (xat)

خط (xatt) (plural خطوط(xotut) or خط‌ها(xatt-hâ))

  1. handwriting
  2. script
  3. written character
  4. (geometry) line

Related terms[edit]


Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic خَطّ(ḵaṭṭ).

Noun[edit]

خط (xatm (Hindi spelling ख़त)

  1. letter
  2. correspondence

Synonyms[edit]