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كعب

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ك ع ب (k-ʿ-b).

VerbEdit

كَعَبَ (kaʿaba) I, non-past يَكْعُبُ or يَكْعِبُ‎ (yakʿubu or yakʿibu)

  1. to be full and round, to be swelling (of the breasts)
ConjugationEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

كَعَّبَ (kaʿʿaba) II, non-past يُكَعِّبُ‎ (yukaʿʿibu)

  1. to make cubic, to cube
  2. to dice
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

كَعْب (kaʿbm (plural كِعَاب (kiʿāb) or كُعُوب (kuʿūb))

  1. knot, knob, node
  2. joint, articulation
  3. (anatomy) ankle, anklebone
  4. (anatomy) heel (of shoe or foot)
  5. stub, counterfoil, coupon
  6. ferrule
  7. die, cube
  8. fame, glory, honor, rank
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

كُعْب (kuʿbm

  1. breasts, bosom
DeclensionEdit