See also: أجب, أخت, and اچت

Arabic

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Etymology 1

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Root
ح ب ب (ḥ b b)
19 terms

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ʔa.ħab.ba/
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Verb

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أَحَبَّ (ʔaḥabba) IV, non-past يُحِبُّ‎ (yuḥibbu)

  1. to love, to like
    أُحِبُّكَʔuḥibbukaI love you (to a male)
    أُحِبُّكِʔuḥibbukiI love you (to a female)
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 2:216:
      وَعَسَى أَن تَكْرَهُوا شَيْئًا وَهُوَ خَيْرٌ لَكُمْ وَعَسَى أَن تُحِبُّوا شَيْئًا وَهُوَ شَرٌّ لَكُمْ
      waʕasā ʔan takrahū šayʔan wahuwa ḵayrun lakum waʕasā ʔan tuḥibbū šayʔan wahuwa šarrun lakum
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)
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Etymology 2

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Elative of حَبِيب (ḥabīb, dear).

Pronunciation

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Adjective

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أَحَبّ (ʔaḥabb)

  1. elative degree of حَبِيب (ḥabīb):
    1. dearer; dearest, favourite
      • 1355 CE, Ibn Battuta, edited by Abd Al-Hādī At-Tāzī, رحلة ابن بطوطة المسماة تحفة النظار في غرائب الأمصار وعجائب الأسفار, volume 4, Academy of the Kingdom of Morocco, published 1997, →ISBN, page 74:
        وكانت الرابعة وهي ربيبة الوزير عبد الله تسكن في دارها. وهي أحبهن إليّ.
        My fourth wife, who was the daughter-in-law of the Wazir ‘Abdallah, used to live in her own house, and she was my favourite amongst them.
        Translated by H. A. R. Gibb
    2. more agreeable; most agreeable
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Etymology 3

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Verb

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أَحِبُّ (ʔaḥibbu) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active indicative of حَبَّ (ḥabba)

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أَحِبَّ (ʔaḥibba) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active subjunctive of حَبَّ (ḥabba)
  2. first-person singular non-past active jussive of حَبَّ (ḥabba)

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أَحِبِّ (ʔaḥibbi) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active jussive of حَبَّ (ḥabba)

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أُحَبُّ (ʔuḥabbu) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive indicative of حَبَّ (ḥabba)

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أُحَبَّ (ʔuḥabba) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive subjunctive of حَبَّ (ḥabba)
  2. first-person singular non-past passive jussive of حَبَّ (ḥabba)

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أُحَبِّ (ʔuḥabbi) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive jussive of حَبَّ (ḥabba)