ميت

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root م و ت(m-w-t); compare مَوْت(mawt, death).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

مَيِّت or مَيْت (mayyit or mayt) (feminine مَيِّتَة(mayyita) or مَيْتَة(mayta), masculine plural مَيِّتُونَ(mayyitūna) or مَيْتُونَ(maytūna) or أَمْوَات(ʾamwāt) or مَوْتَى(mawtā), feminine plural مَيِّتَات(mayyitāt) or مَيْتَات(maytāt))

  1. dead
  2. active participle of مَاتَ(māta)
    1. Subject to death; dying; mortal
      Synonym: مَائِت(māʾit)
      • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 39:30:
        إِنَّكَ مَيِّتٌ وَإِنَّهُمْ مَيِّتُونَ
        ʾinnaka mayyitun waʾinnahum mayyitūna
        (please add an English translation of this quote)

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