حب

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See also: خت‎, چت‎, چپ, and جب

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ح ب ب(ḥ-b-b).

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حَبَّ (ḥabba) I, non-past يَحِبُّ‎‎ (yaḥibbu), first-person singular past حَبَبْتُ(ḥababtu) (rare)

  1. to love, to like
  2. to give focus, to give attention

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حَبَّ (ḥabba) I, non-past يَحُبُّ‎‎ (yaḥubbu), first-person singular past حَبُبْتُ(ḥabubtu)

  1. to be loved

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حَبَّ (ḥabba) I, non-past يَحَبُّ‎‎ (yaḥabbu), first-person singular past حَبِبْتُ(ḥabibtu) (very rare)

  1. to love

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حُبَّ (ḥubba) I, non-past يُحَبُّ‎‎ (yuḥabbu), first-person singular past حُبِبْتُ(ḥubibtu)

  1. to be loved

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حُبّ (ḥubbm

  1. verbal noun of حَبَّ (ḥabba) (form I)
  2. love
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 89:20:
      وَتُحِبُّونَ الْمَالَ حُبًّا جَمًّا
      watuḥibbūna l-māla ḥubban jamman
      And you love wealth with abounding love.
  3. affection, attachment

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حِبّ (ḥibbm or f (plural أَحْبَاب(ʾaḥbāb))

  1. (common) beloved, darling
    • 10th century, Al-Mutanabbi, ديوان أبي الطيب المتنبي, volume 2:
      وَمَا كُلُّ مَنْ يَهْوَى يَعِفُّ إِذَا خَلَا / عَفَافِي وَيُرْضِي ٱلْحِبَّ وَٱلْخَيْلُ تَلْتَقِي
      wamā kullu man yahwā yaʿiffu ʾiḏā ḵalā / ʿafāfī wayurḍī l-ḥibba wal-ḵaylu taltaqī
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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حَبّ (ḥabbm (collective, singulative حَبَّة‎ f (ḥabba), plural حُبُوب(ḥubūb))

  1. grains, seeds
  2. grain, cereal
  3. grains, kernels
  4. granules
  5. pellets
  6. pills, pastilles
  7. berries
  8. (pathology) acne, pustules, pimples

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  • Classical Syriac: ܚܒܐ(ḥabbā)
  • Georgian: აბი (abi)
  • Kurdish:
    Northern Kurdish: heb
    Central Kurdish: حەب(ḧeb)
  • Middle Armenian: հապ (hap)
    • Armenian: հաբ (hab) (in some dialects via Turkish)
  • Persian: حب(hab)
    • Tajik: ҳаб (hab)
    • Azerbaijani: həb
    • Ottoman Turkish: حب(hap)

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic حَبَّ(ḥabba).

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حب (ḥabb) (perfect, imperfect يحب(yiḥibb), verb form I)

  1. to love
    بحبك.‎‎ (to a man)baḥibbakI love you.
    بحبك.‎‎ (to a woman)baḥibbikI love you.

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Hijazi Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic حُبّ(ḥubb).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ħubː/, [ħo̞bː], [ħʊbː]

Noun[edit]

حب (ḥubbm (plural أحباب(ʔaḥbāb))

  1. love

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Root
ح ب ب

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic حَبَّ(ḥabba).

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حب (ḥabb) (form I, non-past يحب(yḥabb))

  1. to love
Conjugation[edit]
    Conjugation of حب
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m حبّيت(ḥabbīt) حبّيتي(ḥabbīti) حبّ (ḥabb) حبّينا(ḥabbīna) حبّيتوا(ḥabbītu) حبّوا(ḥabbu)
f حبّت(ḥabbāt)
non-past m نحبّ(nḥabb) تحبّ(tḥabb) يحبّ(yḥabb) نحبّوا(nḥabbu) تحبّوا(tḥabbu) يحبّوا(yḥabbu)
f تحبّي(tḥabbi) تحبّ(tḥabb)
imperative m حبّ (ḥabb) حبّوا(ḥabbu)
f حبّي(ḥabbi)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic حُبّ(ḥubb).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ħubː/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

حب (ḥubbm

  1. love

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
ح ب ب

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic حَبَّ(ḥabba).

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حبّ (ḥabb) (form I, present بحبّ(biḥibb) or بحبّ(biḥobb), active participle حابب(ḥābeb))

  1. to love, to like
    Synonym: عزّ(ʕazz)
    Antonym: كره(kirih)
    بحبّو بعض.‎‎
    biḥebbu baʕḍ.
    They love each other.
    بتحبّ القهوة؟‎‎
    bitḥebb il-ʔahwe?
    Do you like coffee?
  2. (by extension) to want
    Synonym: بدّ(bidd)
    بتحبّ نلتقي بكرا؟‎‎
    bitḥebb niltaʔi bukra?
    Would you like to meet up tomorrow?
    انا حابب احكي معك.‎‎
    ana ḥābeb aḥki maʕak.
    I'd like to talk to you.
    ما حبّت تتجوّز.‎‎
    ḥabbat titjawwaz.
    She didn't want to get married.
Conjugation[edit]
    Conjugation of حبّ (ḥabb)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m حبّيت (ḥabbēt) حبّيت (ḥabbēt) حبّ (ḥabb) حبّينا (ḥabbēna) حبّيتو (ḥabbētu) حبّو (ḥabbu)
f حبّيتي (ḥabbēti) حبّت (ḥabbat)
present m بحبّ (baḥibb) بتحبّ (bitḥibb) بحبّ (biḥibb) منحبّ (minḥibb) بتحبّو (bitḥibbu) بحبّو (biḥibbu)
f بتحبّي (bitḥibbi) بتحبّ (bitḥibb)
subjunctive m احبّ (aḥibb) تحبّ (tḥibb) يحبّ (yḥibb) نحبّ (nḥibb) تحبّو (tḥibbu) يحبّو (yḥibbu)
f تحبّي (tḥibbi) تحبّ (tḥibb)
imperative m حبّ (ḥibb) حبّو (ḥibbu)
f حبّي (ḥibbi)
    Conjugation of حبّ (ḥabb)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m حبّيت (ḥabbēt) حبّيت (ḥabbēt) حبّ (ḥabb) حبّينا (ḥabbēna) حبّيتو (ḥabbētu) حبّو (ḥabbu)
f حبّيتي (ḥabbēti) حبّت (ḥabbat)
present m بحبّ (baḥobb) بتحبّ (bitḥobb) بحبّ (biḥobb) منحبّ (minḥobb) بتحبّو (bitḥobbu) بحبّو (biḥobbu)
f بتحبّي (bitḥobbi) بتحبّ (bitḥobb)
subjunctive m احبّ (aḥobb) تحبّ (tḥobb) يحبّ (yḥobb) نحبّ (nḥobb) تحبّو (tḥobbu) يحبّو (yḥobbu)
f تحبّي (tḥobbi) تحبّ (tḥobb)
imperative m حبّ (ḥobb) حبّو (ḥobbu)
f حبّي (ḥobbi)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic حُبّ(ḥubb).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

حبّ (ḥubbm

  1. love
    Synonym: محبّة(maḥabbe)
See also[edit]
  • غرام(ḡarām, love, passion, infatuation)

Etymology 3[edit]

From Arabic حَبّ(ḥabb).

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حبّ (ḥabbm (collective, singulative حبّة‎ f (ḥabbe), paucal حبّات(ḥabbāt), plural حبوب(ḥbūb))

  1. (uncountable) seeds, grains, berries