آب

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See also: اب‎, أب‎, ات‎, آپ, and آت

Arabic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Classical Syriac ܐܒ(ʾāḇ), ultimately from Akkadian 𒌚𒉈 (Abum). Cognate with Hebrew אָב(av, Av, the fifth month of the Hebrew lunisolar calendar)

Proper noun[edit]

آب (ʾābm

  1. (Mashreq, especially Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Jordan, Iraq) August (eighth month of the Gregorian and Julian calendars)
    Synonyms: أَغُسْطُس(ʾaḡusṭus), (Morocco) غُشْت(ḡušt), (Algeria, Tunisia) أُوت(ʾūt)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ء و ب(ʾ-w-b).

Verb[edit]

آبَ (ʾāba) I, non-past يَؤُوبُ‎‎ (yaʾūbu)

  1. to return, to come back
    Synonyms: عَادَ(ʿāda), رَجَعَ(rajaʿa)
  2. to repent
    Synonym: تَابَ(tāba)
  3. to incur, catch, be left with (construed with بِـ(bi-))
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Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

آبَ (ʾāba) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active jussive of أَبَى(ʾabā)

Gilaki[edit]

Noun[edit]

آب (âb)

  1. water

Hazaragi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian آب(âb)

Noun[edit]

آب (āb)

  1. water

References[edit]

  • G. K. Dulling, The Hazaragi dialect of Afghan Persian (1973)

Kashmiri[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian آب‎.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

آب (ābm (Devanagari आब, Sharada 𑆄𑆧𑇀)

  1. (uncountable) water
    آب چھُ تُرُن
    āb chu turun
    The water is cold
    Synonyms: زَل(zal), پونؠ(pōn')

Declension[edit]

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Usage notes[edit]

آب(āb) is not used for water that is meant to be drunk. For water purposed for drinking, ترٛیش(trēś) is used.

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Kermanic[edit]

Noun[edit]

آب (āb)

  1. (Gazi) water

References[edit]

  • Rastorgujeva, V. S.; Edelʹman, D. I. (2000) Etimologičeskij slovarʹ iranskix jazykov [Etymological Dictionary of Iranian Languages] (in Russian), volume I, Moscow: Vostochnaya Literatura

Persian[edit]

Persian Wikipedia has an article on:
آب
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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian ʾp̄ (āb), from Old Persian 𐎠𐎱𐎡𐎹𐎠 (ap-), from Proto-Iranian *Hā́fš (compare Northern Kurdish av, aw, Baluchi آپ(áp), Bakhtiari او(aw), Pashto اوبه(obë), Avestan 𐬀𐬞(ap)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hā́ps (compare Sanskrit अप् (ap)), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ep- (water, body of water).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari آب
Iranian Persian
Tajik об (ob)

آب (âb) (plural آب‌ها(âb-hâ))

  1. water
  2. liquid
  3. juice
    آب انار‎‎ ― pomegranate juice
  4. river
  5. honour, reputation, standing

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Descendants[edit]

  • Aynu: ab
  • Bengali: আব (āb)
  • Gujarati: અબ (āb)
  • Hindustani: āb
    Hindi: आब (āb)
    Urdu: آب(āb)
  • Punjabi: āb
    Gurmukhi: ਆਬ (āb)
    Shahmukhi: آب(āb)
  • Turkish: ab

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Sindhi[edit]

Noun[edit]

آب (ābum (Devanagari आबु)

  1. water
  2. juice

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South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic آب(ʾāb), from Classical Syriac ܐܒ(ʾāḇ).

Proper noun[edit]

آب (ʔābm

  1. (formal) August
    Synonym: شهر تمانية(šahr tamanye)

See also[edit]

Gregorian calendar months in South Levantine Arabic · أشهر التقويم الميلادي(ʔašhor it-taqwīm il-mīlādi) (layout · text)
January February March April
شهر واحد(šahr wāḥad),
كانون التاني(kānūn it-tāni)
شهر تنين(šahr tnēn),
شباط(šbāṭ)
شهر تلاتة(šahr talāte),
آذار(ʔāḏār)
شهر أربعة(šahr arbaʕa),
نيسان(nīsān)
May June July August
شهر خمسة(šahr ḵamse),
أيّار(ʔayyār)
شهر ستّة(šahr sitte),
حزيران(ḥazīrān)
شهر سبعة(šahr sabʕa),
تمّوز(tammūz)
شهر تمانية(šahr tamanye),
آب (ʔāb)
September October November December
شهر تسعة(šahr tisʕa),
أيلول(ʔēlūl)
شهر عشرة(šahr ʕašara),
تشرين الأوّل(tišrīn il-ʔawwal)
شهر حدعش(šahr ḥdaʕš),
تشرين التاني(tišrīn it-tāni)
شهر تنعش(šahr tnaʕš),
كانون الأوّل(kānūn il-ʔawwal)

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian آب(âb).

Noun[edit]

آب (ābm (Hindi spelling आब)

  1. water
  2. liquid
  3. sparkle

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