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EtymologyEdit

Derived from the active participle of نَابَ(nāba, to represent, to act as a deputy), from the root ن و ب(n-w-b).

NounEdit

نَائِب (nāʾibm (plural نَائِبُون(nāʾibūn) or نُوَّاب(nuwwāb), feminine نَائِبَة(nāʾiba))

  1. representative, delegate
  2. deputy
  3. vice-

DeclensionEdit