باب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic بَوّبَ (báwwaba, "to divide into chapters", "to arrange in groups").

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

بَاب (bābm, plurals أبْوَاب (’abwāb)‎ or بِيبَان (bibān)‎

  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 (baabm (plural بيبان)

  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 باب (bāb).

Noun[edit]

باب (bâb) (plural باب‌ها)

  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