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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from the active participle of رَتَبَ(rataba, to be constant, firm, steady, motionless; to stand upright), from the root ر ت ب(r-t-b).

AdjectiveEdit

رَاتِب ‎(rātib) ‎(feminine رَاتِبَة(rātiba))

  1. monotonous, dull, humdrum
  2. featureless, monotone, routine
  3. trivial

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NounEdit

رَاتِب ‎(rātibm ‎(plural رَوَاتِب(rawātib))

  1. salary, pay, wages, emolument, stipend
  2. (religion) supererogatory acts of devotion (i.e., above the call of duty)

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