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izzat

[ iz-uht ]

noun

, Indian English.
  1. personal dignity or honor.
  2. personal prestige.


izzat

/ ˈɪzət /

noun

  1. Islam honour or prestige


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Word History and Origins

Origin of izzat1

1855–60; < Urdu ʿizzat < Persian < Arabic ʿizzaḥ

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Word History and Origins

Origin of izzat1

Urdu, from Arabic 'izzah glory

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Example Sentences

"When we cross the Bias River again we will talk of izzat," Scott replied.

Their honour, izzat, as they call it, is their most valuable possession.

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