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kismet

[kiz-mit, -met, kis-] /ˈkɪz mɪt, -mɛt, ˈkɪs-/
noun
1.
fate; destiny.
Also, kismat
[kiz-muh t, kis-] /ˈkɪz mət, ˈkɪs-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; < Turkish < Persian qismat < Arabic qismah division, portion, lot, fate, akin to qasama to divide
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British Dictionary definitions for kismat

kismet

/ˈkɪzmɛt; ˈkɪs-/
noun
1.
(Islam) the will of Allah
2.
fate or destiny
Word Origin
C19: from Turkish, from Persian qismat, from Arabic qasama he divided
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Word Origin and History for kismat
kismet
1834, from Turk. qismet, from Ar. qismah, qismat "portion, lot, fate," from root of qasama "he divided."
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