وتر

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root و ت ر(w-t-r).

Verb[edit]

وَتَرَ (watara) I, non-past يَتِرُ‎‎ (yatiru)

  1. to string (as a bow), to provide with a string
  2. to wrong, to harm, to cheat, to dupe

Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

وَتَّرَ (wattara) II, non-past يُوَتِّرُ‎‎ (yuwattiru)

  1. to stretch, to strain, to draw tight, to pull taut

Conjugation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

وَتْر or وِتْر (watr or witr)

  1. uneven
  2. odd (numbers)

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

وَتَر (watarm (plural أَوْتَار(ʾawtār))

  1. string
  2. (anatomy) sinew, tendon
  3. (geometry, music) chord
  4. (geometry) hypotenuse

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

وَتْر (watrm

  1. verbal noun of وَتَرَ (watara) (form I)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Freytag, Georg (1837) , “وتر”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 4, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 432
  • Kazimirski, Albin de Biberstein (1860) , “وتر”, in Dictionnaire arabe-français contenant toutes les racines de la langue arabe, leurs dérivés, tant dans l’idiome vulgaire que dans l’idiome littéral, ainsi que les dialectes d’Alger et de Maroc (in French), volume 2, Paris: Maisonneuve et Cie, page 1480
  • Wehr, Hans (1979) , “وتر”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (1985) , “وتر”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, published 2011, →ISBN, page 1372

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic وتر(watar)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

وتر (vatarm (Hindi spelling वतर)

  1. hypotenuse

References[edit]

Qureshi, Bashir Ahmad, “وتر”, in Kitabistan's 20th Century Standard Dictionary‎, Lahore: Kitabistan Pub. Co., 1971