عزب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic. Compare Akkadian 𒋺 (B106ellst.png, ezēbu, TAG4, to leave), Hebrew עזב.

Verb[edit]

عَزَبَ (ʿazaba) I, imperfect يَعْزِبُ or يَعْزُبُ‎ (yaʿzibu or yaʿzubu)

  1. to be far, distant
  2. to escape, to slip out

Conjugation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

عَزَب (ʿazabm, masculine plural عُزَّاب‎ (ʿuzzāb) or أَعْزَاب‎ (ʾaʿzāb)

  1. celibate, single, unmarried

Noun[edit]

عَزَب (ʿazabm, plurals عُزَّاب‎ (ʿuzzāb) or أَعْزَاب‎ (ʾaʿzāb)

  1. bachelor

Noun[edit]

عزب (ʿízabpl

  1. (Egyptian) plural form of عزبة

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