See also: پ[U+067E ARABIC LETTER PEH], ت[U+062A ARABIC LETTER TEH], ٹ[U+0679 ARABIC LETTER TTEH], ث[U+062B ARABIC LETTER THEH], and ٮ[U+066E ARABIC LETTER DOTLESS BEH]
Arabic Baa.gif
ب U+0628, ب
ARABIC LETTER BEH
ا
[U+0627]
Arabic ة
[U+0629]
U+FE8F, ﺏ
ARABIC LETTER BEH ISOLATED FORM

[U+FE8E]
Arabic Presentation Forms-B
[U+FE90]
U+FE90, ﺐ
ARABIC LETTER BEH FINAL FORM

[U+FE8F]
Arabic Presentation Forms-B
[U+FE91]
U+FE91, ﺑ
ARABIC LETTER BEH INITIAL FORM

[U+FE90]
Arabic Presentation Forms-B
[U+FE92]
U+FE92, ﺒ
ARABIC LETTER BEH MEDIAL FORM

[U+FE91]
Arabic Presentation Forms-B
[U+FE93]

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ب / ب‍ / ‍ب‍ / ‍ب (bāʾ)

  1. The second letter of the Arabic alphabet. Its name is بَاء(bāʾ) and it has the sound of English b. It is preceded by أ(ʾ) and followed by ت(t).
See alsoEdit

SymbolEdit

ب / ب‍ / ‍ب‍ / ‍ب (bāʾ)

  1. The second letter in traditional abjad order, which is used in place of numerals for list numbering (abjad numerals). It is preceded by أ(ʾ) and followed by ج(j).

NounEdit

ب (b)

  1. Abbreviation of باب(bāb, chapter).

Etymology 2Edit

Ultimately Proto-Semitic *bV- (with, in, at, among) with likely interrelation with Proto-Semitic *bayt- (site, location; nest, house); cognates with Ugaritic 𐎁 (b), Aramaic ב־‎, Classical Syriac ܒ-‎, Hebrew בְּ־(bə-), and Ge'ez ().

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

بِـ (bi-)

  1. with, by (a means)
    بِالْمِطْرَقة‎ ― bi-l-miṭraqawith a hammer
  2. with (a component)
    قَهْوةٌ بِالْحَلِيب‎ ― qahwatun bi-l-ḥalībcoffee with milk
  3. with (a quality); in (a state)
    بِسُرُور‎ ― bi-surūrwith pleasure
  4. with, to, at (touching on, connected with, concerning)
    مَرْبُوطٌ بِشَجَرة‎ ― marbūṭun bi-šajaratied to a tree
    لَا عَلاقةَ لَهُ بِالْمَوْضُوع‎ ― lā ʿalāqata lahu bi-l-mawḍūʿunrelated to the subject
  5. in (a place)
    بِالقَرْية‎ ― bi-l-qaryain the village
  6. denotes requital; or the giving, or doing, in return
    اِشْتَرَيْتُهُ بِأَلْفِ رِيَـالٍ
    ištaraytuhu biʾalfi riyālin
    I bought it for a thousand riyals.
InflectionEdit

Egyptian ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ottoman Turkish convention.

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ب (be)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

See alsoEdit

پ(be be-talat noʾaṭ)


Hijazi ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /ˈbaːʔ/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /b/

LetterEdit

ب (bāʾ)

  1. The second letter of the Arabic alphabet. Its name is بَاء(bāʾ), and is preceded by أ(ʾ) and followed by ت(t).
FormsEdit
Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ب ـب ـبـ بـ

See alsoEdit

  • پ(pāʾ)

Etymology 2Edit

Probably from a shortened form of Arabic بَغْيْ(baḡy, to want).

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /bi/

PrepositionEdit

  1. -ing (prefix indicating the present continuous tense)
    بِيِتْكَلَّم
    biyitkallam
    he is speaking

Etymology 3Edit

From Arabic بِ(bi).

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

ب (bi)

  1. with, by (a means)
    بِالْمِطْرَقة
    bi-l-miṭraga
    with a mallet

KazakhEdit

Cyrillic Б, б (B, b)
Arabic ب

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ب (transliteration needed)

  1. The second letter of the Kazakh in Arabic Script. It represents the Cyrillic letter Б.

FormsEdit

Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ب ـب ـبـ بـ

See alsoEdit

  • Previous letter: ا
  • Next letter: پ

KhowarEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ب (be)

  1. The second letter of the Khowar abjad.

FormsEdit

Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ب ـب ـبـ بـ

See alsoEdit

  • Previous letter: أ
  • Next letter: پ

KurdishEdit

LetterEdit

ب / ب‍ / ‍ب‍ / ‍ب ()

  1. The second letter of the Kurdo-Arabic alphabet. Its name is با(ba) and it has the sound of English b. It is preceded by ا‎ and followed by پ‎. Equivalent to b in the Kurdo-Latin alphabet.

PrepositionEdit

ب (bi)

  1. by

See alsoEdit

  • bi Kurdo-Latin alphabet
  • Search en.wiktionary.org for articles beginning with: ب

KyrgyzEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (letter name): IPA(key): /be/
  • (phoneme): IPA(key): /b/, /w/, /v/

LetterEdit

ب (be)

  1. The second letter of the Kyrgyz in Arabic Script. It represents the Cyrillic letter Б

FormsEdit

Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ب ـب ـبـ بـ

See alsoEdit


MalayEdit

 
Malay Wikipedia has an article on:
ب
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PronunciationEdit

  • (Name of letter) IPA(key): [bɐ]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable initial) IPA(key): [b]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable final) IPA(key): [p̚]

LetterEdit

ب / ب‍ / ‍ب‍ / ‍ب

  1. The second letter of the Malay alphabet, written in the Arabic script.

See alsoEdit


PashtoEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ب (be)

  1. The second letter of the Pashto alphabet.

FormsEdit

Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ب ـب ـبـ بـ

See alsoEdit

  • Previous letter: ا
  • Next letter: پ

PersianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

LetterEdit

ب / ب‍ / ‍ب‍ / ‍ب (be)

  1. The second letter of the Perso-Arabic alphabet. It is preceded by ا‎ and followed by پ‎. Its name is به‎ or بِ.

Tunisian ArabicEdit

PrepositionEdit

بـ‎ (b)

  1. with
    نْحِبْ قَهْوَة بِالْحْلِيبْ‎ ― nḥib qahwa bi-l-ḥlībI like coffee with milk
    تُرْعُشْ بِالْخُوفْ‎ ― turʿuš bi-l-ḫūfShe is shaking with fear
InflectionEdit



UrduEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ب (be)

  1. The second letter of the Urdu abjad.

FormsEdit

Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ب ـب ـبـ بـ

See alsoEdit

  • Previous letter: ا
  • Next letter: پ

UyghurEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

ب (be)

  1. The third letter of the Uyghur alphabet.

FormsEdit

Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ب ـب ـبـ بـ

See alsoEdit

  • Previous letter: ئە(e)
  • Next letter: پ(p)