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kismet fate, destiny. The word comes (in the early 19th century, via Turkish) from Arabic ḳismat ‘division, portion, lot’, from ḳasama ‘to divide’.

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Kismet

Kismet (Turkish from Arab., qisma, ‘share, portion’). The allocation of whatever occurs, hence the acceptance in Islam that God determines all things: see QADAR.

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kismet

kismet fate. XIX. — Turk. — Arab. (Pers.) ḳismat portion, fate, f. ḳasama divide, apportion.

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kismet

kis·met / ˈkizmit; -ˌmet/ • n. destiny; fate: what chance did I stand against kismet?

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