kismet


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kis·met

 (kĭz′mĕt′, -mĭt)
n.
Fate; fortune.

[Turkish, from Persian qismat, from Arabic qisma, qismat-, lot, from qasama, to divide, allot; see qsm in Semitic roots.]

kismet

(ˈkɪzmɛt; ˈkɪs-)
n
1. (Islam) Islam the will of Allah
2. fate or destiny
[C19: from Turkish, from Persian qismat, from Arabic qasama he divided]

kis•met

(ˈkɪz mɪt, -mɛt, ˈkɪs-)

n.
fate; destiny.
[1840–50; < Turkish < Persian qismat < Arabic qismah portion, fate, akin to qasama to divide]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kismet - (Islam) the will of Allah
Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism, Islam, Islamism - the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran; "Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion"; "the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion"
destiny, fate - an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future

kismet

noun
That which is inevitably destined:
Translations
تقدیرقسمت
kohtalo
क़िस्मत
kismetkrsmetsudbinaudes
kiszmet
kismetkrsmetsudbinaudesкисмет
قسمت

kismet

nKismet nt, → Schicksal nt
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