ابن

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *bin-. Compare Hebrew בֵּן.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

اِبْن ‎(ibnm ‎(plural أَبْنَاء ‎(ʾabnāʾ) or بَنُون ‎(banūn), feminine اِبْنَة ‎(ibna) or بِنْت ‎(bint))

  1. son, ibn
  2. descendant, scion
  3. offspring, son of the fatherland
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

اِبْنِ ‎(ibni) ‎(form I)

  1. second-person masculine singular active imperative of بَنَى ‎(banā)