حب

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See also: خت‎, چت‎, چپ, and جب

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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 (plural أَحْبَاب(ʾaḥbāb))

  1. darling, dear, dearest

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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)

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).

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  • IPA(key): /ħubː/, [ħo̞bː], [ħʊbː]

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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) (non-past يحب(yḥabb), form I)

  1. to love
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic حُبّ(ḥubb).

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حب (ḥubbm

  1. love