قط

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adverb[edit]

قَطُّ (qaṭṭu)

  1. (with the past tense in the negative) ever, never
Descendants[edit]
  • Maltese: qatt

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

قَطَّ (qaṭṭa) I, non-past يَقُطُّ‎‎ (yaquṭṭu)

  1. to carve
  2. to cut, to trim, to clip, to pare
  3. to sharpen a nib, pencil
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Adjective[edit]

قَطّ (qaṭṭ)

  1. short and curly (of hair)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

A domestic cat

Cognate with Classical Syriac ܩܛܘ(qaṭṭu).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

قِطّ (qiṭṭm (plural قِطَطَة(qiṭaṭa) or قِطَاط(qiṭāṭ), feminine قِطَّة(qiṭṭa))

  1. cat, tomcat
Declension[edit]

Etymology 5[edit]

Noun[edit]

قَطّ (qaṭṭm

  1. verbal noun of قَطَّ (qaṭṭa) (form I)
Declension[edit]

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قِطّ(qiṭṭ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

قط (ʔuṭṭm (plural قُطَط(ʔuṭaṭ), feminine قُطَّة(ʔuṭṭa))

  1. tomcat, male equivalent of قطة

Gulf Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
ق ط ط
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡətˤ/, (prevocalic) /ɡətˤː/

Verb[edit]

قَط (gaṭ(ṭ)) (form I, non-past يقط(ygiṭ(ṭ)))

  1. to throw
    قط الكرة‎ ― giṭṭ il-kuraThrow the ball
  2. to throw away
    الأشياء الي ما تحتاجها قطها
    il-ašyāʾ illi mā tiḥtājha giṭha
    Throw the stuff that you do not need (away)
  3. to drop off
    قطيني عند بيت رفيجتي
    giṭṭīni ʕind bēt rfījti
    Drop me off by my friend's house
  4. to jest in spontaneous manner
    ماشالله عليك تقط موتنا ضحك
    mašaḷḷā ʕalēk tgiṭ mawwatna ḏ̣iḥik
    God bless you you know how to jest, you made us die of laughter
  5. to throw shade
    لا تقط تراني فاهم قصدك
    lā tgiṭ tarāni fāhim qaṣdik
    Don't throw shade for I understand what you intend (mean).

See also[edit]


Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قِطّ(qiṭṭ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

قط (qaṭṭm (plural قطوط(qṭūṭ) or قطوطة(qṭūṭa), feminine قطة(qaṭṭa))

  1. cat
    Synonym: مش(mušš)

North Levantine Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Classical Syriac ܩܛܘ(qaṭṭu) and Arabic قِطّ(qiṭṭ)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

قط (ʔaṭṭm (plural قَطَط(ʔaṭaṭ) or قْطَاط(ʔṭāṭ), feminine قَطَّة(qaṭṭa))

  1. cat

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Arabic قِطّ(qiṭṭ).

Noun[edit]

قط (qoṭṭm (plural قطط(quṭaṭ), feminine قطّة(quṭṭa))

  1. cat (used in stories and proverbs)
    Synonym: بس(biss)

Derived terms[edit]