فتح

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See also: قبحand ف ت ح

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ف ت ح(f-t-ḥ). Compare Hebrew פָּתַח(patákh).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fa.ta.ħa/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

فَتَحَ (fataḥa) I, non-past يَفْتَحُ‎‎ (yaftaḥu)

  1. (transitive) to open (to make something accessible)
    • 2003, Alaa Al Aswaany, The Yacoubian building, Maktaba Madbouly, chapter 2:
      فَتَحَ زَكِي عَيْنَيْهُ
      fataḥa zakī ʿaynayhu
      Zaki opened his eyes.
  2. to conquer, occupy, take possession of
  3. (construed with عَلَى(ʿalā)) to disclose to
  4. to explain, expound
  5. to prompt
  6. to assist
  7. to begin
  8. to decide
    فَتَحَ الْفَأْل‎ ― fataḥa l-faʾlto take as an omen
  9. to mark (a consonant) with a fatha
  10. to offer (a price)
  11. to broach (a subject)
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Verb[edit]

فَتَّحَ (fattaḥa) II, non-past يُفَتِّحُ‎‎ (yufattiḥu)

  1. (transitive) to open in large numbers or thoroughly
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 7:40:
      إِنَّ ٱلَّذِينَ كَذَّبُوا بِآيَاتِنَا وَٱسْتَكْبَرُوا عَنْهَا لَا تُفَتَّحُ لَهُمْ أَبْوَابُ ٱلسَّمَاءِ وَلَا يَدْخُلُونَ ٱلْجَنَّةَ حَتَّى يَلِجَ ٱلْجَمَلُ فِي سَمِّ ٱلْخِيَاطِ
      ʾinna llaḏīna kaḏḏabū biʾāyātinā wastakbarū ʿanhā lā tufattaḥu lahum ʾabwābu s-samāʾi walā yadḵulūna l-jannata ḥattā yalija l-jamalu fī sammi l-ḵiyāṭi
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
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Noun[edit]

فَتْح (fatḥm (plural فُتُوح(futūḥ) or فُتُوحَات(futūḥāt))

  1. verbal noun of فَتَحَ (fataḥa) (form I)
  2. opening
  3. disclosure, overture, beginning
  4. conquest, victory, an outcome; occupation of a fortified place, opening of an enemy's defenses
  5. help
  6. the vowel sign fatha
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Proper noun[edit]

فَتْح (fatḥ?

  1. (politics) Fatah (a reverse acronym)

References[edit]

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

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فَتَحَ(fataḥa).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

فتح (fataḥ) (perfect, imperfect يفتح(yiftaḥ), Verb form I)

  1. to open (to make something accessible)

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فَتْح(fatḥ).

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Noun[edit]

فتح (fath)

  1. victory
  2. conquest

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فَتْح(fatḥ).

Noun[edit]

فتح (fath? (Hindi spelling फ़तह)

  1. victory
  2. conquest