جبن

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Arabic[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ج ب ن(j-b-n) related with ductile, coward and pusillanimous things. Compare Hebrew גְּבִינָה(g'viná, cheese)

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

جُبْن (jubnm (collective, singulative جُبْنَة‎ f (jubna), plural أَجْبَان(ʾajbān))

  1. cheese
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

جُبْن (jubnm

  1. verbal noun of جَبَنَ (jabana)
  2. verbal noun of جَبُنَ (jabuna)
  3. cowardice

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

جُبُن (jubunm pl

  1. plural of جَبِين(jabīn)

Etymology 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

جُبْنَ (jubna) (form I)

  1. second-person feminine plural active imperative of جَابَ(jāba)
  2. third-person feminine plural past active of جَابَ(jāba)

Etymology 5[edit]

Verb[edit]

جِبْنَ (jibna) (form I)

  1. second-person feminine plural active imperative of وَجَبَ(wajaba)
  2. third-person feminine plural past passive of جَابَ(jāba)

Etymology 6[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

جَبُنَ (jabuna) I, non-past يَجْبُنُ‎‎ (yajbunu)

  1. to be cowardly

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • Баранов, Х. К. (2011) , “جبن”, in Большой арабско-русский словарь (Bolʹšoj arabsko-russkij slovarʹ), 11th edition, Москва: Живой язык, →ISBN
  • Corriente, Federico (2005) , “جبن”, in Diccionario avanzado árabe (in Spanish), 2nd edition, Barcelona: Herder, page 146
  • Freytag, Georg (1830) , “جبن”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 1, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 263

Gulf Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic جُبْن(jubn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

جبن (jibinm (collective, singulative جبنة(jibna), plural اجبان(ajbān))

  1. cheese