جب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Classical Syriac ܓܘܒܐ (gubbā).

Verb[edit]

جَبَّ (jabba) I, non-past يَجُبُّ‎ (yajubbu)

  1. to sever, to notch, to cut, to chop off, to lop off, to truncate
  2. to beat down the leaves
  3. to fructify the fruit palm
  4. to surpass, to overcome, to vanquish

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Noun[edit]

جُبّ (jubbm (plural أَجْبَاب (ʾajbāb) or جِبَاب (jibāb))

  1. cistern, well
  2. pit, fosse, cavity
  3. pothole, chuckhole

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