ArabicEdit

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    Cardinal: أَرْبَعَة(ʾarbaʿa)
    Ordinal: رَابِع(rābiʿ)
    Multiplier: رُبَاعِيّ(rubāʿiyy), مُرَبَّع(murabbaʿ)
    Distributive: رُبَاعَ(rubāʿa)
    Fractional: رُبُع (rubuʿ), رُبْع (rubʿ)

EtymologyEdit

From the root ر ب ع(r-b-ʿ); compare أَرْبَعَة(ʾarbaʿa, four).

NounEdit

رُبُع or رُبْع (rubuʿ or rubʿm (plural أَرْبَاع(ʾarbāʿ))

  1. one fourth, one quarter
  2. quarter (area or region)

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Gulf ArabicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Arabic رُبُع(rubuʿ).

NounEdit

رُبِع (rubiʿm (dual رُبْعين(rubʿēn), plural اَرْباع(arbāʿ))

  1. quarter, one fourth
  2. (Kuwait) a quarter Kuwaiti Dinar, equivalent to 250 Fils

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

رَبِع (rabiʿm (plural only)

  1. (plural only) friends
    Synonyms: رفيج(rfīj) (singular), صاحب(ṣāḥib) (singular)

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic رُبْع(rubʿ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ربع (rob')

  1. quarter, one-fourth
    دو و ربع
    do o rob'
    two and a quarter; quarter past two
    ربع ساعت گذشته است.‎‎
    rob' sâ'at gozašte ast.
    A quarter-hour has passed.
    Synonym: چهارم(čahârom)

DescendantsEdit

  • Azerbaijani: rüb
  • Ottoman Turkish: ربع(rub)

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