ابو شبت

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Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Arabic word شَبَث(šabaṯ, spider) + أَبُو(ʾabū, father of" or "possessor of).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ابو شبت (ʾabu šabatm (no plural)

  1. spider

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Spiro, Socrates (1895), “ابو شبت”, in An Arabic-English Vocabulary of the Colloquial Arabic of Egypt, First edition, Cairo: Al-Mokattam Printing Office
  • Hinds, Martin; Badawi, El-Said (1986) A Dictionary of Egyptian Arabic, Beirut: Librairie du Liban