نوبة

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root verb ناب (nāba), to afflict, to occur.

Noun[edit]

نوبة (náuba) f, نوب (núwab) pl

  1. change, alteration, shift, rotation
  2. turn (one’s turn)
  3. time, instance
  4. case, occasion

نوبة (náuba) f, نوبات (naubāt) pl

  1. fit, paroxysm, attack
  2. crisis
  3. change of the guard, guard duty
  4. bugle call
  5. (Syria) troupe of musicians, small native orchestra

نوبة (nūba) f, نوب (núwab) pl

  1. misfortune, calamity, mishap, misadventure, accident, reversal
  2. a musical suite in Arabic music, particularly in the Andalusian tradition as well as elsewhere in the Maghreb