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دب

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

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
ConjugationEdit

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 2Edit

NounEdit

دَبّ (dabbm

  1. verbal noun of دَبَّ (dabba) (form I)