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حسب

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ح س ب (ḥ-s-b). Cognate with Hebrew חָשַׁב (khasháv).

VerbEdit

حَسَبَ (ḥasaba) I, non-past يَحْسُبُ‎ (yaḥsubu)

  1. to calculate, to compute
  2. to guess, to reckon
  3. to count
  4. to charge, to debit
  5. to credit
  6. to take (into account), to take (into consideration), to reckon with
  7. to attach (importance)

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

حسب” in Hans Wehr (1976), A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic (third edition), Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-001-8

VerbEdit

حَسِبَ (ḥasiba) I, non-past يَحْسَبُ or يَحْسِبُ‎ (yaḥsabu or yaḥsibu)

  1. to regard, to consider, to deem
  2. to assume, to think, to suppose, to believe

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

حسب” in Hans Wehr (1976), A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic (third edition), Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-001-8

VerbEdit

حَسُبَ (ḥasuba) I, non-past يَحْسُبُ‎ (yaḥsubu)

  1. to be highly regarded

ConjugationEdit

NounEdit

حَسْب (ḥasbm

  1. verbal noun of حَسَبَ (ḥasaba) (form I)
  2. reckoning, calculation, computing
  3. thinking, opinion, view
  4. sufficiency

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

حَسَب (ḥasabm (plural أَحْسَاب (ʾaḥsāb))

  1. verbal noun of حَسُبَ (ḥasuba) (form I)
  2. measure, extent, degree, quantity, amount
  3. value
  4. high regard, esteem
  5. noble descent

DeclensionEdit