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ضرب

ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ض ر ب (ḍ-r-b).

VerbEdit

ضَرَبَ (ḍaraba) I, non-past يَضْرِبُ‎ (yaḍribu)

  1. to strike, to beat, hit
  2. to cut off
  3. to pitch (a tent)
  4. to coin
  5. to quote, make use of (a proverb, simile)
  6. to play (an instrument)
  7. to impose (tribute, etc.)
  8. (intransitive) to move, pass away
  9. to be long (of the night)
  10. to lay hold upon
  11. to inflict
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VerbEdit

ضَرَبَ (ḍaraba) I, non-past يَضْرِبُ‎ (yaḍribu)

  1. to depart, set out, bestir oneself
  2. (construed with عَلَى (ʿalā)) to attack
  3. (transitive, construed with بِ (bi)) to mix (something) with
  4. (construed with فِي ()) to multiply with
  5. to pulsate, to throb
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ضَرَبَ (ḍaraba) I, non-past يَضْرِبُ‎ (yaḍribu)

  1. to mount (a female camel)
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VerbEdit

ضَرَبَ (ḍaraba) I, non-past يَضْرُبُ‎ (yaḍrubu)

  1. to get the better of in beating
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Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

ضَرِبَ (ḍariba) I, non-past يَضْرَبُ‎ (yaḍrabu)
ضُرِبَ (ḍuriba) I, non-past يُضْرَبُ‎ (yuḍrabu)

  1. to be smitten by hoarfrost or rime
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Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

ضَرُبَ (ḍaruba) I, non-past يَضْرُبُ‎ (yaḍrubu)

  1. to give a violent hit, give a sound blow
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Etymology 4Edit

Intensive of ضَرَبَ (ḍaraba, to beat). In some meanings, denominal from ضَرِيب (ḍarīb, milk of several camels in the same bucket; snow, hoarfrost, ice).

VerbEdit

ضَرَّبَ (ḍarraba) II, non-past يُضَرِّبُ‎ (yuḍarribu)

  1. to beat violently or repeatedly
  2. to mix, mix up
  3. (construed with فِي ()) to multiply
  4. to stir up discord
  5. to sew on a lining or padding
  6. to drink of the milk called ضَرِيب (ḍarīb)
  7. to get overtaken by the snow
  8. to be deep-set (of an eye)
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Etymology 5Edit

NounEdit

ضَرْب (ḍarbm (plural ضُرُوب (ḍurūb) or أَضْرُب (ʾaḍrub))

  1. verbal noun of ضَرَبَ (ḍaraba, to beat) (form I)
  2. beating, striking, hitting
  3. violence, power
  4. haste, hurry
  5. the playing of musical instruments
  6. minting
  7. multiplication
  8. make, form, fashion, mold, cast
  9. sort, species
  10. report of a gun
  11. similarity
  12. last foot of the second hemistich
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AdjectiveEdit

ضَرْب (ḍarb) (masculine plural أَضْرَاب (ʾaḍrāb))

  1. who beats much
  2. brave, bold
  3. active, clever
  4. of a slender make and not fleshy
  5. slight, light
  6. beaten
  7. coined
  8. similar, like
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PersianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic ضَرْب (ḍarb).

NounEdit

ضرب (zarb)

  1. tap
  2. beating
  3. (arithmetic) multiplication
  4. rhythm
  5. (music) tonbak