خربان

See also: جربان

Gulf ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic خَرْبَان(ḵarbān).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

خربان (ḵarbān) (feminine خربانة(ḵarbāna), plural خربانين(ḵarbānīn))

  1. defective, broken-down

See alsoEdit


Hijazi ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic خَرْبَان(ḵarbān).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

خربان (ḵarbān) (feminine خربانة(ḵarbāna), common plural خربانين(ḵarbānīn))

  1. broken-down
  2. defective
    .المكيف خربان‎‎
    al-mukayyif ḵarbān.
    the air conditioner is broken down (not working properly).

See alsoEdit

  • مكسور(maksūr, broken (externally))

South Levantine ArabicEdit

Root
خ ر ب

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic خَرْبَان(ḵarbān). Intensive adjective of the stative verb خرب(ḵirib, to become ruined, to break down).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /xar.baːn/, [xɑrˤˈbɑːn]
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

خربان (ḵarbān) (feminine خربانة(ḵarbāne), common plural خربانين(ḵarbānīn))

  1. broken, damaged, spoiled, out of order