خيط

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root خ ي ط(ḵ-y-ṭ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /xajtˤ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

خَيْط (ḵayṭm (plural خُيُوط(ḵuyūṭ) or أَخْيَاط(ʾaḵyāṭ))

  1. verbal noun of خَاطَ(ḵāṭa) (form I)
  2. thread; string; cord

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

خَيَّطَ (ḵayyaṭa) II, non-past يُخَيِّطُ‎‎ (yuḵayyiṭu)

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Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “خيط”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic خَيَّطَ(ḵayyaṭa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

خيط (ḵiyyaṭ) (non-past يخيط(yḵiyyaṭ))

  1. to sew
  2. (idiomatic) to stroll

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic خَيْط‎(ḵayṭ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

خيط (ḵayṭ or ḵīṭ) (plural خيوط(ḵyūṭ) or خيوطة(ḵyūṭa))

  1. thread, string, cable