See also: غفرت

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Compare Jewish Palestinian Aramaic עַקְרַבָּא (ʿaqraḇā), Classical Syriac ܥܶܩܰܪܒܳܐ (ʿeqarbā), Hebrew עַקְרָב (ʿaqrāḇ), Ugaritic 𐎓𐎖𐎗𐎁 (ʿqrb), Ge'ez ዐቅረብ (ʿäḳräb); attested as a Semitic word since Akkadian 𒀝𒊏𒁍 (aqrabu).

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عَقْرَب (ʕaqrabm (plural عَقَارِب (ʕaqārib))

  1. scorpion
    الْعَقْرَب (al-ʕaqrab, Scorpio)
  2. (astronomy) Scorpius, a constellation of the zodiac
  3. (astrology) Scorpio, the zodiac sign for the scorpion
  4. hour hand of a clock, so named from its ending in two prongs

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Hijazi Arabic edit

Etymology edit

From Arabic عَقْرَب (ʕaqrab).

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عقرب (ʕagrabm (plural عَقارِب (ʕagārib))

  1. scorpion
  2. (astrology) Scorpio, the zodiac sign for the scorpion
  3. hour hand of a clock, so named from its ending in two prongs

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عَقرَب (aqrab) (definite accusative عَقرَبؽ, plural عَقرَبلار)

  1. Arabic spelling of aqrab (scorpion)

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Moroccan Arabic edit

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From Arabic عَقْرَب (ʕaqrab).

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عقرب (ʕaqrabm (plural عقارب (ʕqārib))

  1. scorpion

Ottoman Turkish edit

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From Arabic عَقْرَب (ʕaqrab).

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عقرب (ʿakreb) (plural عقارب (ʿakarib))

  1. scorpion, any of various arachnids of the order Scorpiones
  2. (astronomy) Scorpius, a constellation of the zodiac
  3. (astrology) Scorpio, the zodiac sign for the scorpion
  4. hour hand of a clock, so named from its ending in two prongs

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From Arabic عَقْرَب (ʕaqrab).

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Readings
Iranian reading? ağrab

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Dari کژدم
Iranian Persian عقرب
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عقرب ('aqrab) (plural عقرب‌ها ('aqrab-hâ))

  1. scorpion
    Synonym: کژدم (každom)

South Levantine Arabic edit

Etymology edit

Learned borrowing from Arabic عَقْرَب (ʕaqrab).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ʕaq.rab/, [ˈʕɑq.rˤɑb]

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عقرب (ʕaqrabm (plural عقارب (ʕaqārib))

  1. scorpion
  2. (astrology) Scorpio

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Signs of the Zodiac · الأبراج (il-ʔabrāj)
       
الحمل (il-ḥamal, Aries) التور (it-tōr, Taurus) الجوزاء (il-jōzāʔ, Gemini) السرطان (is-saraṭān, Cancer)
       
الأسد (il-ʔasad, Leo) العذراء (il-ʕazrāʔ, Virgo) الميزان (il-mīzān, Libra) العقرب (il-ʕaqrab, Scorpio)
       
القوس (il-ʔōs, Sagittarius) الجدي (il-jidi, Capricorn) الدلو (id-dalu, Aquarius) الحوت (il-ḥūt, Pisces)