عقاب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the primitive root عقب (ʕáqaba), to follow, to ensue, to pursue.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

عُقَاب (ʕuqābm, plurals أَعْقُب‎ (’áʕqub) or عِقْبَان‎ (ʕiqbān)

  1. eagle

Noun[edit]

عِقَاب (ʕiqābm

  1. punishment, infliction of punishment
  2. penalty

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic عقاب (ʿuqāb).

Pronunciation[edit]

Dari عقاب
Iranian Persian عقاب
Tajik уқоб (uqob)

Noun[edit]

عقاب ('oqâb) (plural عقابان or عقاب‌ها)

  1. eagle

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic عقاب (ʿiqāb).

Pronunciation[edit]

Dari عقاب
Iranian Persian عقاب
Tajik иқоб (iqob)

Noun[edit]

عقاب ('eqâb)

  1. punishment

Urdu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic عقاب (ʕuqāb).

Noun[edit]

عقاب ('uqābmHindi spelling उक़ाब

  1. eagle
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic عقاب (ʕiqāb).

Noun[edit]

عقاب ('iqābmHindi spelling इक़ाब

  1. punishment
  2. torture