Arabic edit

Root
غ ب ر (ḡ-b-r)

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ɣu.baːr/
  • (file)

Noun edit

غُبَار (ḡubārm (plural أَغْبِرَة (ʔaḡbira))

  1. dust

Declension edit

Descendants edit

  • Gulf Arabic: غبار (ḡbār)
  • Persian: غبار
  • Tajik: ғубор (ġubor)
  • Uzbek: gʻubor

Gulf Arabic edit

Etymology edit

From Arabic غُبَار (ḡubār).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

غْبار (ḡbārm

  1. (uncountable) duststorm, sandstorm
    Synonym: (dated) طوز (ṭōz)
    .سووا حادث وكت الغبار لأن الرؤية كانت منخفضة
    sawwaw ḥadiṯ wakt li-ġbār li-anna/la-anna r-ruʔya kānat minḵafḏ̣a.
    They made an accident at the time of the duststorm because the visibility was low.
  2. (uncountable) dust
    الغرفة كلها غبارil-ḡurfa kilha ḡbār.The room is filled with dust. (literally, “The room[,] all of it [is] dust”)

Related terms edit

Persian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Arabic غُبَار (ḡubār).

Noun edit

غبار (ğobâr)

  1. dust
  2. mist