See also: كبش

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ك ب س(k-b-s). The “intercalation” meaning is a semantic loan from Classical Syriac ܟܒܰܫ(kḇaš) – the etymologically corresponding verb in Syriac – and its derivatives.

NounEdit

كَبْس (kabsm

  1. verbal noun of كَبَسَ (kabasa) (form I)
  2. pressure, squeeze, pressing
  3. raid, attack
  4. pickling, preservation (in vinegar, etc.)
  5. intercalation

DeclensionEdit

VerbEdit

كَبَسَ (kabasa) I, non-past يَكْبِسُ‎‎ (yakbisu)

  1. to press, to exert pressure, to squeeze
  2. to attack, to raid
  3. to intercalate
  4. to pickle, to preserve (in vinegar, etc.)
  5. to marinate
  6. to conserve

ConjugationEdit

VerbEdit

كَبَّسَ (kabbasa) II, non-past يُكَبِّسُ‎‎ (yukabbisu)

  1. to press hard, to squeeze hard
  2. to massage

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit

NounEdit

كِبْس (kibsm (plural كُبُوس(kubūs))

  1. earth, sludge, especially one which one presses into watercourses to control them or which divides ditches or another pressed construction

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Freytag, Georg (1837), “كبس”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 4, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, pages 4–5
  • Michael Jan de Goeje, editor (1879) Indices, glossarium et addenda et emendanda ad part. I–III (Bibliotheca Geographorum Arabicorum; 7)‎[2] (in Latin), Leiden: E. J. Brill, published 1879, pages 337–338
  • Kazimirski, Albin de Biberstein (1860), “كبس”, in Dictionnaire arabe-français contenant toutes les racines de la langue arabe, leurs dérivés, tant dans l’idiome vulgaire que dans l’idiome littéral, ainsi que les dialectes d’Alger et de Maroc (in French), volume 2, Paris: Maisonneuve et Cie, pages 854–855
  • Schwally, Friedrich (1898), “Lexikalische Studien”, in Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft[3] (in German), volume 52, page 135
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “كبس”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN, page 949

South Levantine ArabicEdit

Root
ك ب س

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic كَبَسَ(kabasa).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ka.bas/, [ˈka.bas]
  • (file)

VerbEdit

كبس (kabas) (form I, present بكسر(bikbis))

  1. to press, to click
    Synonyms: ضغط(ḍaḡaṭ), عصّ(ʕaṣṣ)

ConjugationEdit

    Conjugation of كبس (kabas)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m كبست (kabast) كبست (kabast) كبس (kabas) كبسنا (kabasna) كبستو (kabastu) كبسو (kabasu)
f كبستي (kabasti) كبست (kabsat)
present m بكبس (bakbis) بتكبس (btikbis) بكبس (bikbis) منكبس (mnikbis) بتكبسو (btikbisu) بكبسو (bikbisu)
f بتكبسي (btikbisi) بتكبس (btikbis)
subjunctive m أكبس (ʔakbis) تكبس (tikbis) يكبس (yikbis) نكبس (nikbis) تكبسو (tikbisu) يكبسو (yikbisu)
f تكبسي (tikbisi) تكبس (tikbis)
imperative m اكبس (ikbis) اكبسو (ikbisu)
f اكبسي (ikbisi)