كبس

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See also: كبش

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ك ب س (k-b-s)

Noun[edit]

كَبْس (kabsm

  1. pressure, squeeze, pressing
  2. raid, attack
  3. pickling, preservation (in vinegar, etc.)
  4. intercalation

Verb[edit]

كَبَسَ (kábasa) (perfect, Verb form I)

  1. to press, to exert pressure, to squeeze
  2. to attack, to raid
  3. to intercalate
  4. to pickle, to preserve (in vinegar, etc.)
  5. to marinate
  6. to conserve

Verb[edit]

كَبَّسَ (kábbasa) (perfect, Verb form II)

  1. to press hard, to squeeze hard
  2. to massage

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