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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Ultimately from Proto-Semitic *rukba- (knee), metathetic form of Proto-Semitic *birk-, *bark- (knee), whence also root ب ر ك (b-r-k).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

رُكْبَة (rukbaf (plural رُكَب (rukab) or رُكْبَات (rukbāt))

  1. (anatomy) knee
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

رَكَبَة (rakabam pl

  1. plural of رَاكِب (rākib)