ميت

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Arabic[edit]

Root
م و ت (m-w-t)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maj.jit/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

مَيِّت (mayyit) (feminine مَيِّتَة (mayyita), masculine plural مَيِّتُونَ (mayyitūna) or أَمْوَات (ʔamwāt) or مَوْتَى (mawtā), feminine plural مَيِّتَات (mayyitāt))

  1. dead
  2. active participle of مَاتَ (māta): subject to death; dying; mortal
    Synonym: مَائِت (māʔit)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Azerbaijani: meyit
  • Indonesian: mayat
  • Malayalam: മയ്യത്ത് (mayyattŭ)
  • Malay: mayat
  • Swahili: maiti

Adjective[edit]

مَيْت (mayt) (feminine مَيْتَة (mayta), masculine plural مَيْتُونَ (maytūna) or أَمْوَات (ʔamwāt) or مَوْتَى (mawtā), feminine plural مَيْتَات (maytāt))

  1. dead
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 49:12:
      يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا ٱجْتَنِبُوا كَثِيرًا مِنَ ٱلظَّنِّ إِنَّ بَعْضَ ٱلظَّنِّ إِثْمٌ وَلَا تَجَسَّسُوا وَلَا يَغْتَب بَعْضُكُم بَعْضًا أَيُحِبُّ أَحَدُكُمْ أَنْ يَأْكُلَ لَحْمَ أَخِيهِ مَيْتًا فَكَرِهْتُمُوهُ وَٱتَّقُوا اللَّهَ إِنَّ اللَّهَ تَوَّابٌ رَحِيمٌ
      yā ʔayyuhā allaḏīna ʔāmanū jtanibū kaṯīran mina ẓ-ẓanni ʔinna baʕḍa ẓ-ẓanni ʔiṯmun walā tajassasū walā yaḡtab baʕḍukum baʕḍan ʔayuḥibbu ʔaḥadukum ʔan yaʔkula laḥma ʔaḵīhi maytan fakarihtumūhu wattaqū l-laha ʔinna l-laha tawwābun raḥīmun
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)
  2. active participle of مَاتَ (māta): subject to death; dying; mortal

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Root
م و ت
3 terms

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مَيِّت (mayyit).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ميت (miyyat) (feminine ميتة (miyyta), masculine plural ميتين (miyytīn), feminine plural ميتات (miyytāt))

  1. dead

Noun[edit]

ميت (miyyatm (plural موتى (mūta) or ميتين (miyytīn), feminine ميتة (miyyta))

  1. dead (person)

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
م و ت
3 terms

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مَيِّت (mayyit).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mij.jit/, [mij.jɪt]
  • IPA(key): /maj.jit/, [maj.jɪt]
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

ميّت (miyyet, mayyet) (feminine ميتة (miyyte), common plural ميتين (miyytīn) or موتى (mawta) or أموات (ʔamwāt))

  1. dead