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]

  • (verb) IPA(key): /xatˤ.tˤa/, (noun) IPA(key): /xatˤtˤ/
  • (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]

Descendants[edit]

  • Gulf Arabic: خط(ḵaṭ(ṭ))
  • Maltese: ħatt
  • Azerbaijani: xətt
  • Bashkir: хат (xat)
  • Ottoman Turkish: خط(hat)
  • Persian: خط(xatt)
  • Turkmen: hat
  • Uzbek: xat

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

Gulf Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
خ ط ط
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From Arabic خَطّ(ḵaṭṭ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /χətˤ/, (prevocalic) /χətˤː/

Noun[edit]

خَط (ḵaṭ(ṭ)m (plural خْطوط(ḵṭūṭ))

  1. line
  2. queue, line (usually to refer to a line in a queue with multiple lines)
    لا تعدي الخط‎ ― lā tʕaddi l-ḵaṭDon't skip the line
    Synonym: طابور(ṭābūr)
  3. handwriting
    خطچ حلو‎ ― ḵaṭṭič ḥiluYour handwriting is pretty
  4. calligraphy
  5. script
    خط الرقعة‎ ― ḵaṭṭ ir-ruqʕaRuqʿa script
  6. (typography, computing) font
    خط مفتوح المصدر‎ ― ḵaṭ maftūḥ il-maṣdarAn open-source font
  7. SIM card, (by extension) phone number
    اول ما توصول الكويت اشترلك خط يديد
    awwal mā tōṣaḷ li-kwēt ištar-lik ḵaṭ yidīd
    Buy yourself a new SIM card/phone number once you arrive in Kuwait
  8. (euphemistic, humorous) buttocks

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic خَطّ(ḵaṭṭ).

Noun[edit]

خط (hat)

  1. line (symbol)
  2. (military) line
    1927 October, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Nutuk[2], page 341:
    یونانلیلر، ۲۲ حزیران ٣٣٦ده (میلن) خطندن عمومی تعرضه كچدیلر.‎‎
    Yunanlılar, 22 haziran 336'da Milne hattından umumî ta'arruza geçtiler.
    (please add an English translation of this quote)
  3. line (railroad track)

Descendants[edit]


Persian[edit]

Persian Wikipedia has an article on:
خط
Wikipedia fa

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic خَطّ(ḵaṭṭ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari 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

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Descendants[edit]


Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic خَطّ(ḵaṭṭ).

Noun[edit]

خط (xatm (Hindi spelling ख़त)

  1. letter
  2. correspondence

Synonyms[edit]