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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ص ب غ(ṣ-b-ḡ). Compare Hebrew צבע(to colour, paint, dye).

VerbEdit

صَبَغَ (ṣabaḡa) I, non-past يَصْبُغُor يَصْبِغُor يَصْبَغُ‎‎ (yaṣbuḡu or yaṣbiḡu or yaṣbaḡu)

  1. to dye, to pigmentate, to paint, to tincture

ConjugationEdit

NounEdit

صَبْغ (ṣabḡm

  1. verbal noun of صَبَغَ (ṣabaḡa) (form I)

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

صِبْغ (ṣibḡm (plural أَصْبَاغ(ʾaṣbāḡ))

  1. dye, pigment, paint, tincture

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

صِبَغ (ṣibaḡpl

  1. plural of صِبْغَة(ṣibḡa)

ReferencesEdit

  • Freytag, Georg (1833), “صبغ”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum, volume 2, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, pages 478–479
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (1985), “صبغ”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, published 2011, →ISBN, pages 694–695