غربيب

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root غ ر ب(ḡ-r-b), or more specifically غُرَاب(ḡurāb, raven).

AdjectiveEdit

غِرْبِيب (ḡirbīb) (common plural غَرَابِيب(ḡarābīb))

  1. raven-black, jet-blackpitch-black
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 35:27:
      وَمِنَ الْجِبَالِ جُدَدٌ بِيضٌ وَحُمْرٌ مُّخْتَلِفٌ أَلْوَانُهَا وَغَرَابِيبُ سُودٌ
      wamina l-jibāli judadun bīḍun waḥumrun mmuḵtalifun ʾalwānuhā waḡarābību sūdun
      And in the barrows there are streaks of bright white, of reds of sundry shades, and of raven’s black.

DeclensionEdit