كتاب

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See also: کتاب, كباب, and کباب

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ك ت ب(k-t-b), related to writing. Compare the Hebrew root כ־ת־ב(k-t-b).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kiˈtaːb/
    Egypt: IPA(key): [keˈtæːb]
    Lebanon: IPA(key): [kɪˈtæːb]
    Central Arabia: IPA(key): [kɪˈt̪aːb]
    West Arabia: IPA(key): [kiˈtaːb]
    Iraq and Persian Gulf: IPA(key): [kɪˈt̪ɑːb]
    Tunisia: IPA(key): [kiˈt̪ɛːb]
    Morocco: IPA(key): [kiˈt͡sæːb]
  • (file)
  • Dialectal variation from the aforementioned:
    Lebanese Arabic: IPA(key): [kteːb]
    Tunisian Arabic: IPA(key): [kt̪ɛːb]
    Moroccan Arabic: IPA(key): [kt͡sæb]

Noun[edit]

كِتَاب ‎(kitābm ‎(plural كُتُب(kutub))

  1. letter, note, paper, piece of writing, message
  2. book
  3. record, document, deed, contract
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

كُتَّاب ‎(kuttābm ‎(plural كَتَاتِيب(katātīb))

  1. a traditional school for teaching Qur'an
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Inflected form.

Noun[edit]

كُتَّاب ‎(kuttābm pl

  1. plural of كَاتِب(kātib, writer)

Hijazi Arabic[edit]

كِتَاب

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic كِتَاب(kitāb).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

كِتاب ‎(kitābm (plural كُتُب ‎(kutub))

  1. book

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic كِتَاب(kitāb, book).

Noun[edit]

كتاب ‎(kitâb)

  1. book

Pashto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic كِتَاب(kitāb, book).

Noun[edit]

كتاب ‎(kitâb?

  1. book