رب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

رَبَّ (rabba) I, imperfect يَرُبُّ‎ (yarubbu)

  1. to be master, to be lord
  2. to have possession, to gather, to control
  3. to have authority over, to govern
  4. to impact, to comprise, to contain
  5. to collect, to congregate
  6. to grow, to increase, to become greater

Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

رَبَّ (rabba) I, imperfect يَرُبُّ‎ (yarubbu)

  1. to bring up, to raise (a child)

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

رَبّ (rabbm, plural أَرْبَاب‎ (ʾarbāb)

  1. master, lord, king, sovereign, potentate, gentleman
    الرب (ar-rább) — God; Lord
    رب العائلة (rabb al-ʕá’ila) — paterfamilias
  2. leader, chief, head
    رب بحري (rabb báħri) — seaman (naval rank)
  3. owner, proprietor
  4. (with a following genitive) one possessed of, one endowed with
  5. (with a following genitive) having to do with

Noun[edit]

رُبّ (rubbm, plurals رِبَاب‎ (ribāb) or رُبُوب‎ (rubūb)

  1. thickened fruit juice, thickened juice
  2. mash, pulp

Adjective[edit]

رُبَّ (rúbba)

  1. (with a following indefinite genitive) many
    رب رجلٍ (rúbba rájulin) — many a man
    رب مرةٍ (rúbba márratin) — many a time

Adverb[edit]

رُبّ (rúbba)

  1. likely, perhaps, mayhap, potentially

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic رب (rabb).

Noun[edit]

Dari رب
Iranian Persian رب
Tajik рабб (rabb)

رب (rabb)

  1. master
  2. lord

Proper noun[edit]

Dari رب
Iranian Persian رب
Tajik Рабб (Rabb)

رب (Rabb)

  1. Lord
  2. God

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic رب (rubb).

Noun[edit]

رب (robb)

  1. tomato sauce

Punjabi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian رب (rabb), from Arabic رب (rabb).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

رب (rabbm (Gurmukhi spelling ਰੱਬ)

  1. God

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic رب (rabb).

Noun[edit]

رب (rabmHindi spelling रब

  1. God

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