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See also: قریب‎, فریب, and قرئت

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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ق ر ب(q-r-b); compare قَرُبَ(qaruba, to be near).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /qa.riːb/
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

قَرِيب (qarīb) (feminine قَرِيبَة(qarība) or قَرِيب (qarīb), masculine plural قَرِيبُون(qarībūn) or قَرَابَى(qarābā) or أَقْرِبَاء(ʾaqribāʾ), feminine plural قَرِيبَات(qarībāt) or قَرَائِب(qarāʾib), elative أَقْرَب(ʾaqrab))

  1. near, close, adjacent
    • Quran
      إِنَّ رَحْمَةَ اللَّٰهِ قَرِيبٌ مِنَ الْمُحْسِنينَ
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    • Quran
      لَعَلَّ السَّاعَةَ قَرِيبٌ
      laʿalla s-sāʿata qarībun
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. simple, easily understood

DeclensionEdit

AntonymsEdit

NounEdit

قَرِيب (qarībm (plural أَقْرِبَاء(ʾaqribāʾ), feminine قَرِيبَة(qarība))

  1. relative; relation

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ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “قرب”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN