ketâb (#), nâmé (#), nask (#)
A bound set of printed or manuscript pages.
M.E., from O.E. boc "book, written document;" cf. Ger. Buch "book;" Du. boek; O.N. bôk; Gothic boka.
Ketâb, loanword from Ar.
A scholarly book on a specific subject that is conveniently handled.
Fr.: livre de bord, journal de navigation, carnet de vol, carnet d'observations
A book in which details of a trip made by a ship or aircraft are recorded; log (Dictionary.com).