مختلف

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Derived from the active participle of ⁧اِخْتَلَفَ(iḵtalafa, to differ), from the root ⁧خ ل ف(ḵ-l-f).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mux.ta.lif/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

مُخْتَلِف (muḵtalif) (feminineمُخْتَلِفَة(muḵtalifa), masculine pluralمُخْتَلِفُونَ(muḵtalifūna), feminine pluralمُخْتَلِفَات(muḵtalifāt))

  1. different
    الثَّقَافَاتِ الْمُخْتَلِفَةِ تُثْرِي الْعَالَمَ وَتَجْعَلُهُ مَكَانًا أَكْثَرَ تَنَوُّعًا وَإِثَارَةً
    aṯ-ṯaqāfāti l-muḵtalifati tuṯrī l-ʕālama watajʕaluhu makānan ʔakṯara tanawwuʕan waʔiṯāratan
    Different cultures enrich the world and make it a more diverse and exciting place.
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Azerbaijani: müxtəlif
  • Ottoman Turkish: ⁧مختلف
  • Persian: ⁧مختلف

Etymology 2[edit]

Derived from the passive participle of ⁧اِخْتَلَفَ(iḵtalafa, to differ), from the root ⁧خ ل ف(ḵ-l-f).

Adjective[edit]

مُخْتَلَف (muḵtalaf) (feminineمُخْتَلَفَة(muḵtalafa), masculine pluralمُخْتَلَفُونَ(muḵtalafūna), feminine pluralمُخْتَلَفَات(muḵtalafāt))

  1. passive participle of اِخْتَلَفَ(iḵtalafa)
Declension[edit]

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Adjective[edit]

مختلف (mukhtalif)

  1. different

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabicمُخْتَلِف(muḵtalif).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Readings
Classical reading? muxtalif
Dari reading? muxtalif
Iranian reading? moxtalef
Tajik reading? muxtalif

Adjective[edit]

Dari مختلف
Iranian Persian
Tajik мухталиф

مُختَلِف (moxtalef) (comparativeمُختَلِف‌تَر(moxtalef-tar), superlativeمُختَلِف‌تَرین(moxtalef-tarin))

  1. different, various
    Synonyms:متفرقه(motafarreqe), ⁧متنوع(motanavve')
    عقاید مختلف⁩ ― 'aqâyed-e moxtalefdifferent opinions
    صورت‌های مختلف ماه⁩ ― surat-hâ-ye moxtalef-e mâhdifferent phases of the moon
    انواع مختلف کفش⁩ ― anvâ'-e moxtalef-e kafšvarious kinds of shoes

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
خ ل ف
5 terms

Etymology[edit]

From Arabicمُخْتَلِف(muḵtalif). Equivalent to the active participle of ⁧اختلف(iḵtalaf, to differ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mixtlif/, [ˈmɪxt.lɪf]
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

مختلف (miḵtlef) (feminineمختلفة(miḵtelfe), masculine pluralمختلفين(miḵtelfīn))

  1. different, various

Urdu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Persianمختلف⁩ and Arabicمُخْتَلِف(muḵtalif). Compare Punjabiمُخْتَلَف(muxtalaf) / ਮੁਖ਼ਤਲਫ਼ (muxtalaf).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

مُخْتَلِف (muxtalif) (Hindi spelling मुख़्तलिफ़)

  1. different
  2. other
  3. various

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Arabicمُخْتَلَف(muḵtalaf) from the root ⁧خ ل ف(ḵ l f).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

مُخْتَلَف (muxtalaf) (Hindi spelling मुख़्तलफ़)

  1. opposed

References[edit]

  • مختلف”, in اُردُو لُغَت(urdū luġat) (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • مختلف”, in ریخْتَہ لُغَت(rexta luġat) - Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English] (in English), Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2024.