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ArabicEdit

 
الكلب

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Semitic *kalb- (or ك ل ب(k-l-b)).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kalb/
  • (Egypt) IPA(key): [kalb]
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NounEdit

كَلْب (kalbm (plural كِلَاب(kilāb))

  1. dog
DeclensionEdit
Related termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Gulf Arabic: چَلْب(/t͡ʃəlb/), جَلْب

Etymology 2Edit

Likely denominal to كَلَب(kalab, rabies) or directly to كَلْب(kalb, dog).

VerbEdit

كَلِبَ (kaliba) I, non-past يَكْلَبُ‎‎ (yaklabu)

  1. to be seized by hydrophobia, to become rabid
  2. to become mad, to become crazy
  3. to covet greedily
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Likely derived from كَلْب(kalb, dog).

NounEdit

كَلَب (kalabm

  1. verbal noun of كَلِبَ (kaliba) (form I)
  2. rabies, hydrophobia
    دَاء الْكَلَب‎‎ ― dāʾ al-kalabrabies, hydrophobia
  3. burning thirst
  4. greed
DeclensionEdit

AdjectiveEdit

كَلِب (kalib)

  1. rabid, affected with rabies
  2. mad
  3. greedy
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Freytag, Georg (1837), “كلب”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum, volume 4, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, pages 51–52
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “كلب”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN, page 979

Ottoman TurkishEdit

 
كَلْب

Etymology 1Edit

From Arabic كَلْب(kalb).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

كلب (kelp) (plural كلاب(kilap), feminine كلبت(kelbet))

  1. dog
    Synonyms: كوپك(köpek), ایت(it)
    • a. 1636, Nefʿī
      طاهر افندی بڭا كلب دیمش
      التفاتی بو سوزده ظاهردر
      مالكی مذهبم بنم زیرا
      اعتقادمجه كلب طاهردر.‎
      Tahir Efendi bana kelp demiş
      İltifatı bu sözde zahirdir
      Maliki mezhebim benim zira
      İtikadımca kelp tahirdir
      Mr. Ṭāhir has called me a dog
      This is an apparent compliment
      For my school of law is the Mālikīy
      According to my belief the dog is clean.

Etymology 2Edit

From Arabic كَلَب(kalab).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

كلب (kelep)

  1. rabies, hydrophobia
  2. ferocity, virulence

Etymology 3Edit

From Persian کلاف(kalâf), کلابه(kalâbe), کلاوه(kalâve, clew).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

كلب (kelep)

  1. clew, ball of yarn
  2. weasel, reel
    Synonym: آرشین(arşın)
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Meninski, Franciszek à Mesgnien (1680), “كلب”, in Thesaurus linguarum orientalium, Turcicae, Arabicae, Persicae, praecipuas earum opes à Turcis peculiariter usurpatas continens, nimirum Lexicon Turkico-Arabico-Persicum, Vienna, column 3904
  • Zenker, Julius Theodor (1876), “كلب”, in Türkisch-arabisch-persisches Handwörterbuch, volume 2, Leipzig: Wilhelm Engelmann, page 756