حبس

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ح ب س(ḥ-b-s). Cognate to Hebrew חָבַשׁ(to bind, tie).

Verb[edit]

حَبَسَ (ḥabasa) I, non-past يَحْبِسُ‎‎ (yaḥbisu)

  1. to imprison
  2. to hold back

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

حَبْس (ḥabsm (plural حُبُوس(ḥubūs))

  1. verbal noun of حَبَسَ (ḥabasa) (form I)
  2. imprisonment, confinement
  3. retention
  4. prison, jail

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Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Noun[edit]

حبس (ḥəbsm

  1. prison