جب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Classical Syriac ܓܘܒܐ (gubbā).

Verb[edit]

جَبَّ (jábba) (perfect, Verb form I)

  1. to cancel, to countermand, to controvert, to invalidate, to abrogate, to void, to abort, to rebut
  2. to nullify, to negate, to rescind, to revoke, to refute, to neutralize
  3. to repeal, to abate, to abolish, to frustrate, to make null and void, to call off
  4. to sever, to notch, to cut, to chop off, to lop off, to truncate

Noun[edit]

جُبّ (jubbm, plurals أجباب (ʾajbāb)‎ or جباب (jibāb)‎

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

Descendants[edit]