کتاب

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See also: كتاب‎, كباب‎, کباب, and كناب

Azerbaijani[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic китаб
Roman kitab
Perso-Arabic کتاب

Noun[edit]

کتاب (kitab) (definite accusative کتابی(kitabı), plural کتابلار(kitablar))

  1. Arabic spelling of kitab (book)

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Pashto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

کتاب (kitâbm (plural کتابونه(kitâbuna))

  1. book

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic كِتَاب(kitāb, book).

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Noun[edit]

Dari Persian کتاب
Iranian Persian
Tajik китоб (kitob)

کتاب (ketâb) (plural کتب(kotob) or کتاب‌ها(ketâb-hâ))

  1. book
    خیلی از این کتاب‌ها را خوانده‌ام.
    Xeyli az in ketâbhâ râ xândeám.
    I have read many of these books.

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Punjabi[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian کتاب(ketâb), from Arabic كِتَاب(kitāb). First attested as Old Punjabi ਕਤੇਬ (kateba).

Noun[edit]

کتاب (kitābf (Gurmukhi spelling ਕਿਤਾਬ)

  1. book

Urdu[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian کتاب(ketâb), from Arabic كِتَاب(kitāb). Displaced Old Hindi कतेब (kateba), borrowed from the same term.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

کِتَاب (kitābf (Hindi spelling किताब)

  1. book

Declension[edit]

Declension of کتاب
singular plural
direct کِتَاب(kitāb) کِتَابیں(kitābẽ)
oblique کِتَاب(kitāb) کِتَابوں(kitābõ)
vocative کِتَاب(kitāb) کِتَابو(kitābo)

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Further reading[edit]

  • کتاب”, in اُردُو لُغَت (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • کتاب”, in Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English], Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2021.
  • Qureshi, Bashir Ahmad (1971), “کتاب”, in Kitabistan's 20th Century Standard Dictionary‎, Lahore: Kitabistan Pub. Co.
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “کتاب”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & Co.