See also: ستةand شبھ

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ش ب ه(š-b-h).

VerbEdit

شَبِهَ (šabiha) I, non-past يَشْبَهُ‎‎ (yašbahu)

  1. to resemble, to bear a resemblance, to be similar.
    يَشْبَهُ‎ أَبَاهُ إِلَى حَدٍ بَعِيدٍ‎
    yašbahu ʾabāhu ʾilā ḥadin baʿīdin
    He resembles his father closely.

ConjugationEdit

VerbEdit

شَبَّهَ (šabbaha) II, non-past يُشَبِّهُ‎‎ (yušabbihu)

  1. To make equal or similar.
  2. To compare or liken.

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NounEdit

شِبْه (šibhm (plural أَشْبَاه(ʾašbāh) or مَشَابِه(mašābih)) (with following genitive or pronominal clitic)

  1. a thing or person similar, alike, almost the same as, of the same kind as
    Synonym: مِثْل(miṯl)
    أَشْبَاهُهُ‎ ― ʾašbāhu-huthe likes of him, his kind, his ilk
    وَشِبْهُهُم‎ ― wa-šibhu-humand the likes of them, and their sort of people
  2. as good as
  3. -like
  4. quasi-
  5. semi-
  6. anything uncertain, doubtful

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NounEdit

شَبَه (šabahm (plural أَشْبَاه(ʾašbāh) or مَشَابِه(mašābih))

  1. similarity
  2. likeness, figure
  3. (uncountable) brass

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PersianEdit

NounEdit

شبه (transliteration needed) (plural اشباه‎)

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