The triliteral root khā ṭā bā (خ ط ب) occurs 12 times in the Quran, in four derived forms:
three times as the form III verb khāṭaba (خَاطَبَ)
three times as the noun khiṭāb (خِطَاب)
five times as the noun khaṭb (خَطْب)
once as the noun khiṭ'bat (خِطْبَة)
The translations below are brief glosses intended as a guide to meaning. An Arabic word may have a range of meanings depending on context. Click on a word for more linguistic information, or to suggestion a correction.