حسب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ح س ب (ḥ-s-b). Cognate with Hebrew חָשַׁב (khasháv).

Verb[edit]

حَسَبَ (ḥasaba) I, non-past يَحْسُبُ‎ (yaḥsubu)

  1. to calculate, to compute
  2. to guess, to reckon
  3. to count
  4. to charge, to debit
  5. to credit
  6. to take (into account), to take (into consideration), to reckon with
  7. to attach (importance)
Conjugation[edit]
References[edit]

حسب” in Hans Wehr and J. Milton Cowan (1976), A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic (third edition), Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-001-8

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

حَسِبَ (ḥasiba) I, non-past يَحْسَبُ or يَحْسِبُ‎ (yaḥsabu or yaḥsibu)

  1. to regard, to consider, to deem
  2. to assume, to think, to suppose, to believe
Conjugation[edit]
References[edit]

حسب” in Hans Wehr and J. Milton Cowan (1976), A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic (third edition), Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-001-8

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

حَسُبَ (ḥasuba) I, non-past يَحْسُبُ‎ (yaḥsubu)

  1. to be highly regarded
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

حَسْب (ḥasbm

  1. verbal noun of حَسَبَ (ḥasaba) (form I)
  2. reckoning, calculation, computing
  3. thinking, opinion, view
  4. sufficiency
Declension[edit]

Etymology 5[edit]

Noun[edit]

حَسَب (ḥasabm (plural أَحْسَاب (ʾaḥsāb))

  1. verbal noun of حَسُبَ (ḥasuba) (form I)
  2. measure, extent, degree, quantity, amount
    بِحَسَبِbi-ḥasabiaccording to
    عَلَى حَسَبِʿalā ḥasabiaccording to
  3. value
  4. high regard, esteem
  5. noble descent
Declension[edit]

Etymology 6[edit]

Preposition[edit]

حَسَبَ (ḥasaba)

  1. according to
Inflection[edit]