كعب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ك ع ب (k-ʿ-b)

Verb[edit]

كعب (káʿaba) (perfect, Verb form I)

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

كعّب (káʿʿaba) (perfect, Verb form II)

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

Noun[edit]

كَعْب (kaʿbm, plurals 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