ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root و ب ر(w-b-r) denoting a camel with a lot of hair or fur.

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

وَبِرَ (wabira) I, non-past يَوْبَرُ‎‎ (yawbaru)

  1. to be rich in hair

ConjugationEdit

NounEdit

 وبر‎ on Arabic Wikipedia

وَبَر (wabarm (plural أَوْبَار(ʾawbār))

  1. fine hair (specifically from camels and goats, specifically from the hump; used for the cloths and tents of Arabs from yore)

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

 
وَبْر
 وبريات‎ on Arabic Wikipedia

وَبْر (wabrm (plural وُبُور(wubūr) or وِبَار(wibār) or وِبَارَة(wibāra))

  1. klipdachs, dassie, hyrax, daman (Hyracoidea, of which the rock hyrax Procavia capensis is found in the Arabian peninsula and Greater Syria)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

وَبِر (wabir) (feminine وَبِرَة(wabira), elative أَوْبَر(ʾawbar))

  1. hairy

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Fraenkel, Siegmund (1886) Die aramäischen Fremdwörter im Arabischen (in German), Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 43
  • Freytag, Georg (1837) , “وبر”, 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, page 429
  • Kazimirski, Albin de Biberstein (1860) , “وبر”, 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 1475–1476
  • Wehr, Hans (1979) , “وبر”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN, page 1226
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (1985) , “وبر”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in German), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, published 2011, →ISBN, page 1371