ب

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Character ب
Unicode name ARABIC LETTER BEH
Unicode block Arabic
Codepoint U+0628

Arabic[edit]

Letter[edit]

ب / ب‍ / ‍ب‍ / ‍ب ‎(bāʾ)

  1. The second letter of the Arabic alphabet. Its name is بَاء ‎(bāʾ) and it has the sound of English b. It is preceded by أ ‎(ʾ) and followed by ت ‎(t).

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Numeral symbol[edit]

ب / ب‍ / ‍ب‍ / ‍ب ‎(bāʾ)

  1. The second letter in traditional abjad order, which is used in place of numerals for list numbering (abjad numerals). It is preceded by أ ‎(ʾ) and followed by ج ‎(j).

Preposition[edit]

بِـ ‎(bi-)

  1. A prefix meaning at, by, in, or with.
Inflection[edit]

See also[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

ب (b. = باب ‎(bāb), bāb)

  1. chapter.

Kurdish[edit]

Letter[edit]

ب / ب‍ / ‍ب‍ / ‍ب ‎()

  1. The second letter of the Kurdo-Arabic alphabet. Its name is با ‎() and it has the sound of English b. It is preceded by ا and followed by پ. Equivalent to b in the Kurdo-Latin alphabet.

Preposition[edit]

ب ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. by

See also[edit]

  • bi Kurdo-Latin alphabet
  • Search en.wiktionary.org for articles beginning with: ب

Malay[edit]

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Name of letter) IPA(key): [bɐ]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable initial) IPA(key): [b]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable final) IPA(key): [p̚]

Letter[edit]

ب / ب‍ / ‍ب‍ / ‍ب

  1. The second letter of the Malay alphabet, written in the Arabic script.

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Pashto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ب ‎(be)

  1. The second letter of the Pashto alphabet.

Forms[edit]

Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ب ـب ـبـ بـ

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: ا
  • Next letter: پ

Persian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ب / ب‍ / ‍ب‍ / ‍ب ‎(be)

  1. The second letter of the Perso-Arabic alphabet. It is preceded by ا and followed by پ. Its name is به or بِ.

Tunisian Arabic[edit]

Preposition[edit]

بـ ‎(b)

  1. with
    • نْحِبْ قَهْوَة بِالْحْلِيبْ (nḥib qahwa bilḥlīb) — I like coffee with milk
    • تُرْعُشْ بِالْخُوفْ (turʿuš bilḫūf) - She is shaking with fear
Inflection[edit]



Uyghur[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ب ‎(be)

  1. The third letter of the Uyghur alphabet.

Forms[edit]

Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ب ـب ـبـ بـ

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: ئە ‎(e)
  • Next letter: پ ‎(p)