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

Noun

صَوْت (ṣawtm (plural أَصْوَات (ʾaṣwāt))

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

Declension

Verb

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

  1. to vote

Conjugation


Egyptian Arabic

Pronunciation

Noun

صوت (ṣawtm

  1. voice (sound uttered by the mouth)

Persian

Noun

صوت (sowt)

  1. voice
  2. sound