See also: حب‎, خت‎, چت, and چپ

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ج ب ب(j-b-b). Related to Classical Syriac ܓܘܒܐ(gubbā).

VerbEdit

جَبَّ (jabba) I, non-past يَجُبُّ‎‎ (yajubbu)

  1. to sever, to notch, to cut, to chop off, to lop off, to truncate
  2. to beat down the leaves
  3. to fructify the fruit palm
  4. to surpass, to overcome, to vanquish
ConjugationEdit

NounEdit

جُبّ (jubbm (plural أَجْبَاب(ʾajbāb) or جِبَاب(jibāb))

  1. cistern, well
  2. pit, fosse, cavity
  3. pothole, chuckhole
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Maltese: ġiebja
  • Ottoman Turkish: جب(cübb)
  • Spanish: aljibe
  • Sicilian: gebbia

NounEdit

جَبّ (jabbm

  1. verbal noun of جَبَّ (jabba) (form I)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

جُبْ (jub) (form I)

  1. second-person masculine singular active imperative of جَابَ(jāba)

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

جِبْ (jib) (form I)

  1. second-person masculine singular active imperative of وَجَبَ(wajaba)