استغرب

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See also: أستعربand استعرب

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From غَرُبَ(ḡaruba, to be strange) and غَرْب(ḡarb, west).

Verb[edit]

اِسْتَغْرَبَ (istaḡraba) X, non-past يَسْتَغْرِبُ‎‎ (yastaḡribu)

  1. to find (something) weird, strange, odd, unusual, funny
  2. to dismiss, to find (something) absurd, outrageous
  3. to be westernized, to adopt Western mannerisms or behavior

Conjugation[edit]