كبر

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ك ب ر (k-b-r).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

كَبَرَ (kabara) I, non-past يَكْبُرُ‎ (yakburu)

  1. to be older than
    • 1949, Naguib Mahfouz, The beginning and the end, Dar El-Shorouk, page 6:
      يَكْبُرُ أَخاهُ بِعامينِ
      yakburu ʾakhāhu biʿāmīni
      He is two years older than his brother.

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كَبُرَ (kabura) I, non-past يَكْبُرُ‎ (yakburu)

  1. to be or become big
  2. to grow, to grow up
  3. to become famous
  4. to become too great (for something)
  5. to disdain
  6. to become too oppressive
  7. to appear intolerable
  8. to become too difficult

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كَبَّرَ (kabbara) II, non-past يُكَبِّرُ‎ (yukabbiru)

  1. to enlarge, to make something bigger.

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