غلط

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root غ ل ط(ḡ-l-ṭ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

غَلِطَ (ḡaliṭa) I, non-past يَغْلَطُ‎‎ (yaḡlaṭu)

  1. to err
  2. to make a mistake

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

غَلَط (ḡalaṭm (plural أَغْلَاط(ʾaḡlāṭ))

  1. verbal noun of غَلِطَ (ḡaliṭa) (form I)
  2. error, mistake

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Adjective[edit]

غَلَط (ḡalaṭ)

  1. wrong, incorrect, mistaken

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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

Pashto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic غَلَط(ḡalaṭ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

غلط (ǧalat)

  1. wrong
    Synonym: ناسم(nâsëm)

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic غَلَط(ḡalaṭ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

غلط (ğalat)

  1. wrong
  2. incorrect
  3. mistaken
  4. erroneous
  5. false

Noun[edit]

غلط (ğalat) (plural غلط‌ها(ğalat-hâ))

  1. wrong
  2. mistake
  3. error

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South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
غ ل ط

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic غَلِطَ(ḡaliṭa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɣi.litˤ/, [ˈɣi.lɪtˤ]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

غلط (ḡiliṭ) (form I, present بغلط(biḡlaṭ))

  1. to make a mistake
  2. to wrong, to offend
Conjugation[edit]
    Conjugation of غلط (ḡiliṭ)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m غلطت(ḡliṭt) غلطت(ḡliṭt) غلط (ḡiliṭ) غلطنا(ḡliṭna) غلطتو(ḡliṭtu) غلطو(ḡilṭu)
f غلطتي(ḡliṭti) غلطت(ḡilṭat)
present m بغلط(baḡlaṭ) بتغلط(btiḡlaṭ) بغلط(biḡlaṭ) منغلط(mniḡlaṭ) بتغلطو(btiḡlaṭu) بغلطو(biḡlaṭu)
f بتغلطي(btiḡlaṭi) بتغلط(btiḡlaṭ)
subjunctive m أغلط(ʔaḡlaṭ) تغلط(tiḡlaṭ) يغلط(yiḡlaṭ) نغلط(niḡlaṭ) تغلطو(tiḡlaṭu) يغلطو(yiḡlaṭu)
f تغلطي(tiḡlaṭi) تغلط(tiḡlaṭ)
imperative m اغلط(iḡlaṭ) اغلطو(iḡlaṭu)
f اغلطي(iḡlaṭi)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic غَلَط(ḡalaṭ).

Noun[edit]

غلط (ḡalaṭm (plural أغلاط(ʔaḡlāṭ))

  1. mistake, error
  2. wrong, incorrect
    الجواب غلط.‎‎ ― il-jawāb ḡalaṭThe answer is wrong.
    فهمتني غلط.‎‎ ― fhemt-ni ḡalaṭYou misunderstood me.
    Antonyms: صحيح(ṣaḥīḥ, adjective), صح(ṣaḥḥ, interjection)
Usage notes[edit]
  • Although غلط (ḡalaṭ) is a noun, it's usage covers situations where an adjective or adverb would be used in English.

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic غَلَط(ḡalaṭ).

Adjective[edit]

غلط (ġalat) (Hindi spelling ग़लत)

  1. wrong
  2. incorrect
  3. mistaken
  4. erroneous
  5. false

Noun[edit]

غلط (ġalatm (Hindi spelling ग़लत)

  1. mistake
  2. error

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