كعب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ك ع ب (k-ʿ-b)

Verb[edit]

كَعَبَ (kaʿaba) I, imperfect يَكْعُبُ or يَكْعِبُ‎ (yakʿubu or yakʿibu)

  1. to be full and round, to be swelling (of the breasts)

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Verb[edit]

كَعَّبَ (kaʿʿaba) II, imperfect يُكَعِّبُ‎ (yukaʿʿibu)

  1. to make cubic, to cube
  2. to dice

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Noun[edit]

كَعْب (kaʿbm (plural كِعَاب (kiʿāb) or كُعُوب (kuʿūb))

  1. knot, knob, node
  2. joint, articulation
  3. (anatomy) ankle, anklebone
  4. (anatomy) heel (of shoe or foot)
  5. stub, counterfoil, coupon
  6. ferrule
  7. die, cube
  8. fame, glory, honor, rank

كُعْب (kuʿbm

  1. breasts, bosom