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رب

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ر ب ب (r-b-b).

VerbEdit

رَبَّ (rabba) I, non-past يَرُبُّ‎ (yarubbu)

  1. to be master, to be lord
  2. to have possession, to gather, to control
  3. to have authority over, to govern
  4. to impact, to comprise, to contain
  5. to collect, to congregate
  6. to grow, to increase, to become greater
ConjugationEdit

VerbEdit

رَبَّ (rabba) I, non-past يَرُبُّ‎ (yarubbu)

  1. to bring up, to raise (a child)
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From the root ر ب ب (r-b-b); compare Hebrew רַב (ráv, master) (source of English rabbi).

NounEdit

رَبّ (rabbm (plural أَرْبَاب (ʾarbāb))

  1. verbal noun of رَبَّ (rabba) (form I)
  2. master, lord, king, sovereign, potentate, gentleman
    الرَبّ (ar-rabb, God, Lord)
    رَبّ العَائِلَة (rabb al-ʿāʾila, paterfamilias)
  3. leader, chief, head
    رَبّ بَحْرِيّ (rabb baḥriyy, seaman (naval rank))
  4. owner, proprietor
  5. (with a following genitive) one possessed of, one endowed with
  6. (with a following genitive) having to do with
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

رُبّ (rubbm (plural رِبَاب (ribāb) or رُبُوب (rubūb))

  1. thickened fruit juice, thickened juice
  2. mash, pulp
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 4Edit

From the root ر ب ب (r-b-b); compare Hebrew רַב (ráv, many) (feminine רַבָּה (rabá)).

AdjectiveEdit

رُبَّ (rubba)

  1. (with a following indefinite genitive) many
    رُبَّ رَجُلٍ (rubba rajulin, many a man)
    رُبَّ مَرَّةٍ (rubba marratin, many a time)
DeclensionEdit

Indeclinable, followed by the indefinite genitive singular.

AdverbEdit

رُبَّ (rubba)

  1. likely, perhaps, mayhap, potentially

PersianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Arabic رَبّ (rabb).

NounEdit

Dari رب
Iranian Persian رب
Tajik рабб (rabb)

رب (rabb)

  1. master
  2. lord

Proper nounEdit

Dari رب
Iranian Persian رب
Tajik Рабб (Rabb)

رب (Rabb)

  1. Lord
  2. God

Etymology 2Edit

From Arabic رُبّ (rubb).

NounEdit

رب (robb)

  1. tomato sauce

PunjabiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian رب (rabb), from Arabic رَبّ (rabb).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

رب (rabbm (Gurmukhi spelling ਰੱਬ)

  1. God

UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic رَبّ (rabb).

NounEdit

رب (rabm (Hindi spelling रब)

  1. God

SynonymsEdit