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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, imperfect 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, imperfect 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, imperfect يَحْسُبُ‎ (yaḥsubu)

  1. to be highly regarded

ConjugationEdit

NounEdit

حَسْبٌ (ḥasbm

  1. reckoning, calculation, computing
  2. thinking, opinion, view
  3. sufficiency

حَسَبٌ (ḥasabm (plural أَحْسَابٌ (ʾaḥsāb))

  1. measure, extent, degree, quantity, amount
  2. value
  3. high regard, esteem
  4. noble descent