أبر

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See also: ابر‎, إثر‎, آثر‎, أتر‎, اتر‎, أثر‎, اثر, and إبر

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ء ب ر(ʾ-b-r).

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أَبَرَ (ʾabara) I, non-past يَأْبِرُor يَأْبُرُ‎‎ (yaʾbiru or yaʾburu)

  1. to bite, to sting
    Synonyms: لَسَعَ(lasaʿa), لَدَغَ(ladaḡa)
  2. to pollinate
    يَأْبُرُ‎ ٱلنَّحْلُ ٱلشَّجَرَ
    yaʾburu n-naḥlu š-šajara
    The bees pollinate the trees.
  3. to give a needle into food
    أُبِرَتِ ٱلشَّاةُ
    ʾubirati š-šātu
    The sheep ate a needle in the fodder.
  4. to speak badly of a person in his absence, to backbite
    أَبَرَا صَدِيقَتَهُمَا
    ʾabarā ṣadīqatahumā
    The two ones backbit their friend. (spoke evil behind her back)
    Synonym: اِغْتَابَ(iḡtāba)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ب ر ر(b-r-r).

Pronunciation[edit]

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أَبَرَّ (ʾabarra) IV, non-past يُبِرُّ‎‎ (yubirru)

  1. to perform, to execute, to confirm by fulfilment
  2. to overcome, to be refractory and subdue, to surpass

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Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

أَبُرْ (ʾabur) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active jussive of بَارَ(bāra)