أحب

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See also: أجب‎, أخت, and اچت

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ح ب ب(ḥ-b-b).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʔa.ħab.ba/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

أَحَبَّ (ʾaḥabba) IV, non-past يُحِبُّ‎‎ (yuḥibbu)

  1. to love, to like
    أُحِبُّكَ‎ ― ʾuḥibbukaI love you (to a male)
    أُحِبُّكِ‎ ― ʾuḥibbukiI love you (to a female)
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 2:216:
      وَعَسَى أَن تَكْرَهُوا شَيْئًا وَهُوَ خَيْرٌ لَكُمْ وَعَسَى أَن تُحِبُّوا شَيْئًا وَهُوَ شَرٌّ لَكُمْ
      waʿasā ʾan takrahū šayʾan wahuwa ḵayrun lakum waʿasā ʾan tuḥibbū šayʾan wahuwa šarrun lakum
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Elative of حَبِيب(ḥabīb, dear).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

أَحَبّ (ʾaḥabb) (feminine حُبَّى(ḥubbā), masculine plural أَحَبُّونَ(ʾaḥabbūna), feminine plural حُبَّيَات(ḥubbayāt))

  1. elative degree of حَبِيب(ḥabīb):
    1. dearer; dearest
    2. more agreeable; most agreeable
Declension[edit]
References[edit]
  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1884) , “أحب”, in The Student's Arabic–English Dictionary[1], London: W.H. Allen
  • Wehr, Hans (1979) , “حب”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

أَحِبُّ (ʾaḥibbu) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active indicative of حَبَّ(ḥabba)

Verb[edit]

أَحِبَّ (ʾaḥibba) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active subjunctive of حَبَّ(ḥabba)
  2. first-person singular non-past active jussive of حَبَّ(ḥabba)

Verb[edit]

أَحِبِّ (ʾaḥibbi) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past active jussive of حَبَّ(ḥabba)

Verb[edit]

أُحَبُّ (ʾuḥabbu) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive indicative of حَبَّ(ḥabba)

Verb[edit]

أُحَبَّ (ʾuḥabba) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive subjunctive of حَبَّ(ḥabba)
  2. first-person singular non-past passive jussive of حَبَّ(ḥabba)

Verb[edit]

أُحَبِّ (ʾuḥabbi) (form I)

  1. first-person singular non-past passive jussive of حَبَّ(ḥabba)