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Kitab (Arabic: کتاب‎) is the Arabic word for book, from the root K-T-B. The word is also used in the Persian, Hindi, Nepali, Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Punjabi, Urdu, Assamese (as "kitap"), Swahili (as "kitabu"), Tatar, Kyrgyz and Turkish (as "kitap") languages and in some contexts in Greek ("κιτάπι"). The word is also related to katav, the Hebrew word for reporter. It is part of titles of many Arabic language books. Some prominent examples are:

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  • Kitab-Verlag - a publishing house in Klagenfurt, Austria
  • Mus'haf
  • Gita - Root words of Kitab and Gita are same, meaning 'The Holy Book' (Just used interchangeably between Bible, Koran & Gita by respective religions)

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