[ kiz-met, kis- ]
/ ˈkɪz mɛt, ˈkɪs- /
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Sometimes kis·mat [kiz-muht, kis-]. /ˈkɪz mət, ˈkɪs-/.
Origin of kismet
First recorded in 1840–50; from Turkish, from Persian qismat, from Arabic qisma, qismat- “division, portion, lot, fate,” akin to qasama “(he) divided,” from the (West) Semitic root qsm “to divide, allot”
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British Dictionary definitions for kismet
/ (ˈkɪzmɛt, ˈkɪs-) /
Islam the will of Allah
fate or destiny
Word Origin for kismet
C19: from Turkish, from Persian qismat, from Arabic qasama he divided
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