خطأ

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From خَطِئَ(ḵaṭiʾa, to err). Compare Hebrew חטא(to sin).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

خَطَأ (ḵaṭaʾm (plural أَخْطَاء(ʾaḵṭāʾ))

  1. verbal noun of خَطِئَ(ḵaṭiʾa) (form I)
  2. mistake, error
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 4:92:
      وَمَا كَانَ لِمُؤْمِنٍ أَن يَقْتُلَ مُؤْمِنًا إِلَّا خَطَأً‎‎
      wa-mā kāna li-muʾminin ʾan yaqtula muʾminan ʾillā ḵaṭaʾan
      And never is it for a believer to kill a believer except by mistake.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Bashkir: хата (xata)
  • Kazakh: қателік (qatelik)

Adjective[edit]

خَطَأ (ḵaṭaʾ) (feminine خَطَأ (ḵaṭaʾ), masculine dual خَطَأ (ḵaṭaʾ), feminine dual خَطَأ (ḵaṭaʾ), common plural خَطَأ (ḵaṭaʾ))

  1. wrong, incorrect, mistaken
  2. accidental
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Verb[edit]

خَطَّأَ (ḵaṭṭaʾa) II, non-past يُخَطِّئُ‎‎ (yuḵaṭṭiʾu)

  1. to charge (with an offense), to implicate, to indict
  2. to accuse of a mistake

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