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 (pluralأَصْوَات(ʔaṣwāt))

  1. a sound (of a thing, an animal, and so on)
    1. the sound of human speech or human singing, a voice
    هَلْ تَسْتَطِيعُ التَّحَدُثَ بِصَوْتٍ أَعْلَى.
    hal tastaṭīʕu t-taḥaduṯa biṣawtin ʔaʕlā.
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)
  2. a vote; a ballot
    فِي الاِنْتِخَابَاتِ، سَيَقُومُ الْمُوَاطِنُونَ بِإِلْقَاءِ صَوْتِهِمْ لِاخْتِيَارِ الْمُرَشِّحِ الْأَنْسَبِ.
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)

Declension

Descendants

  • Georgian: ზავთი (zavti)
    • Bats: ზავთ (zavt)
  • ? Portuguese: sotaque
  • Swahili: sauti

Verb

صَوَّتَ (ṣawwata) II, non-pastيُصَوِّتُ⁩‎ (yuṣawwitu)

  1. to make a sound, to sound
  2. to vote

Conjugation

Egyptian Arabic

Etymology

From Arabicصَوْت(ṣawt).

Pronunciation

Noun

صوت (ṣōtm

  1. voice (sound uttered by the mouth)

Hijazi Arabic

Root
ص و ت
2 terms

Etymology 1

From Arabicصَوْت(ṣawt).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sˤoːt/, [sˤo̞ːt]

Noun

صوت (ṣōtm (pluralأصوات(ʔaṣwāt))

  1. voice
  2. sound, noise
  3. vote

Etymology 2

From Arabicصَوَّتَ(ṣawwata).

Pronunciation

Verb

صَوَّت (ṣawwat) II (non-pastيِصَوِّت(yiṣawwit))

  1. to vote
Conjugation
    Conjugation of ⁧صوت(ṣawwat)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m صوتت(ṣawwatt) صوتت(ṣawwatt) صوت(ṣawwat) صوتنا(ṣawwatna) صوتتوا(ṣawwattu) صوتوا(ṣawwatu)
f صوتتي(ṣawwatti) صوتت(ṣawwatat)
non-past m أصوت(ʔaṣawwit) تصوت(tiṣawwit) يصوت(yiṣawwit) نصوت(niṣawwit) تصوتوا(tiṣawwitu) يصوتوا(yiṣawwitu)
f تصوتي(tiṣawwiti) تصوت(tiṣawwit)
imperative m صوت(ṣawwit) صوتوا(ṣawwitu)
f صوتي(ṣawwiti)

Moroccan Arabic

Root
ص و ت
1 term

Etymology 1

From Arabicصَوْت(ṣawt).

Pronunciation

Noun

صَوْتorصُوت (ṣawt or ṣūtm (pluralصوات(ṣwāt))

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

Etymology 2

From Arabicصَوَّتَ(ṣawwata).

Pronunciation

Verb

صوت (ṣawwat) II (non-pastيصوت(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

Borrowed from Arabicصَوْت(ṣawt).

Pronunciation

 

Readings
Classical reading? sawt
Dari reading? sawt
Iranian reading? sowt
Tajik reading? savt

Noun

Dari صوت
Iranian Persian
Tajik савт

صوت (sowt)

  1. sound
    Synonyms:صدا(sedâ), ⁧آوا(âvâ)
  2. voice
    Synonyms:صدا(sedâ), ⁧آوا(âvâ)

Derived terms

South Levantine Arabic

Root
ص و ت
1 term

Etymology 1

From Arabicصَوَّتَ(ṣawwata).

Pronunciation

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

Verb

صوّت (ṣawwat) II (presentبصوّت(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 Arabicصَوْت(ṣawt).

Pronunciation

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

Noun

صوت (ṣōtm (pluralأصوات(ʔaṣwāt))

  1. voice
  2. sound, noise
  3. vote