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دب

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

VerbEdit

دَبَّ (dabba) I, non-past يَدِبُّ‎ (yadibbu)

  1. to creep, to crawl
  2. to proceed, to advance, to move slowly
  3. to go on all fours
  4. to enter
  5. to steal, to creep
  6. to spread, to fill, to pervade, to invade
  7. to gain ground
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Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Semitic *dubb- (bear), from Proto-Afro-Asiatic *dab- (big animal). Compare Aramaic דבא (debā, debo), Hebrew דוב (dov).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

دُبّ (dubbm (plural أَدْبَاب (ʾadbāb) or دِبَبَة (dibaba))

  1. (zoology) bear
    (astronomy) الدُبّ الأَصْغَر (ad-dubb al-ʾaṣḡar, Ursa Minor)
    (astronomy) الدُبّ الأَكْبَر (ad-dubb al-ʾakbar, Ursa Major)
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Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

دَبّ (dabbm

  1. verbal noun of دَبَّ (dabba) (form I)
  2. walking along slowly
  3. creeping, crawling
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Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

دِبّ (dibbm

  1. slow walk
  2. creeping, crawling
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