صوت

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See also: ضؤت‎, صوب, and ص و ت

Arabic

Etymology

From the root ص و ت(ṣ-w-t). The sense “vote” is probably a loan translation from a European language, most likely French voix, but compare also German Stimme and stimmen, Russian голос (golos) and голосовать (golosovatʹ), etc.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sˤawt/
  • (file)

Noun

صَوْت (ṣawtm (plural أَصْوَات(ʾaṣwāt))

  1. voice (sound uttered by the mouth)
  2. vote, ballot

Declension

Descendants

  • ? Portuguese: sotaque
  • Swahili: sauti

Verb

صَوَّتَ (ṣawwata) II, non-past يُصَوِّتُ‎‎ (yuṣawwitu)

  1. to vote

Conjugation


Egyptian Arabic

Etymology

From Arabic صَوْت(ṣawt).

Pronunciation

Noun

صوت (ṣōtm

  1. voice (sound uttered by the mouth)

Moroccan Arabic

Root
ص و ت
1 term

Etymology 1

From Arabic صَوْت(ṣawt).

Pronunciation

Noun

صَوْت or صُوت (ṣawt or ṣūtm (plural صوات(ṣwāt))

  1. voice (sound uttered by the mouth)
  2. sound
  3. vote, ballot

Etymology 2

From Arabic صَوَّتَ(ṣawwata).

Pronunciation

Verb

صوت (ṣawwat) (form II, non-past يصوت(yṣawwat))

  1. to vote
Conjugation
    Conjugation of صوت
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m صوّتت(ṣawwatt) صوّتتي(ṣawwatti) صوّت (ṣawwat) صوّتنا(ṣawwatna) صوّتتوا(ṣawwattu) صوّتوا(ṣawwtu)
f صوّتت(ṣawwtāt)
non-past m نصوّت(nṣawwat) تصوّت(tṣawwat) يصوّت(yṣawwat) نصوّتوا(nṣawwtu) تصوّتوا(tṣawwtu) يصوّتوا(yṣawwtu)
f تصوّتي(tṣawwti) تصوّت(tṣawwat)
imperative m صوّت (ṣawwat) صوّتوا(ṣawwtu)
f صوّتي(ṣawwti)

Persian

Etymology

From Arabic صَوْت(ṣawt).

Pronunciation

Noun

صوت (sowt)

  1. voice
  2. sound

South Levantine Arabic

Root
ص و ت

Etymology 1

From Arabic صَوَّتَ(ṣawwata).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sˤaw.wat/, [ˈsˤɑw.wɑtˤ]
  • (file)

Verb

صوّت (ṣawwat) (form II, present بصوّت(biṣawwet))

  1. to vote
Conjugation
    Conjugation of صوّت (ṣawwat)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m صوّتت (ṣawwatt) صوّتت (ṣawwatt) صوّت (ṣawwat) صوّتنا (ṣawwatna) صوّتتو (ṣawwattu) صوّتو (ṣawwatu)
f صوّتتي (ṣawwatti) صوّتت (ṣawwatat)
present m بصوّت (baṣawwet) بتصوّت (bitṣawwet) بصوّت (biṣawwet) منصوّت (minṣawwet) بتصوّتو (bitṣawwtu) بصوّتو (biṣawwtu)
f بتصوّتي (bitṣawwti) بتصوّت (bitṣawwet)
subjunctive m اصوّت (aṣawwet) تصوّت (tṣawwet) يصوّت (yṣawwet) نصوّت (nṣawwet) تصوّتو (tṣawwtu) يصوّتو (yṣawwtu)
f تصوّتي (tṣawwti) تصوّت (tṣawwet)
imperative m صوّت (ṣawwet) صوّتو (ṣawwtu)
f صوّتي (ṣawwti)

Etymology 2

From Arabic صَوْت(ṣawt).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sˤoːt/, [sˤoːt]
  • (file)

Noun

صوت (ṣōtm (plural أصوات(ʔaṣwāt))

  1. voice
  2. sound, noise
  3. vote