باب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Compare Aramaic בָּבָא ‎(bāḇā), Akkadian [script needed] ‎(bābu(m)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

بَاب ‎(bābm ‎(plural أَبْوَاب ‎(ʾabwāb) or بِيبَان ‎(bībān))

  1. door
  2. gate
  3. opening, gateway
  4. entrance
  5. chapter, section, column
  6. group, class, category
  7. (figuratively) domain, field

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Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Noun[edit]

باب ‎(bābm ‎(plural بيبان ‎(bibā́n))

  1. door (portal of entry into a building or room)

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

باب ‎(bâb)

  1. appropriate

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic بَاب ‎(bāb).

Noun[edit]

باب ‎(bâb) ‎(plural باب‌ها ‎(bâb-hâ))

  1. door
  2. gate
  3. chapter

Proper noun[edit]

باب ‎(Bâb)

  1. the Báb
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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

باب ‎(bâb)

  1. (archaic) father

Etymology 4[edit]

From English Bob.

Proper noun[edit]

باب ‎(Bâb)

  1. A male given name, Bob
    باب اسفنجی‎ ― Bâb Esfanji ― SpongeBob
    باب دیلن‎ ― Bâb Dilen ― Bob Dylan