fatha

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See also: fatHa, fatḥa, and faþa

English[edit]

A fatḥa

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic فَتْحَة (fatḥa, an opening), instance noun of the verb فَتَحَ (fataḥa, to open). Refers to the mouth position when pronuncing the /a/ vowel.

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Examples

دَ (da)/da/.
دَا () or دَى ()/daː/

fatha (plural fathas)

  1. In Arabic script, the vowel point for a, appearing as a diagonal line placed above a letter ( ـَ ) and designating a short a /a/. If the Arabic letters ا (‎أَلِف (ʾalif)) or ى (‎أَلِف مَقْصُورَة (ʾalif maqṣūra)) immediately follow, it indicates a long ā /aː/.
  2. The vowel designated by this mark.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Alteration of father.

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fatha (plural fathas)

  1. (Geordie) father

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فَتْحَة (fatḥa, an opening)

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fatha m, f (plural fathas)

  1. fatha