حسب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

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]

Wehr, Hans (1976), “حسب”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 3rd 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]

Wehr, Hans (1976), “حسب”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 3rd 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
    بِحَسَبِ‎ ― bi-ḥasabiaccording to
    عَلَى حَسَبِ‎ ― ʿalā 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]

Etymology 7[edit]

Noun[edit]

حُسَّب ‎(ḥussabm pl

  1. plural of حَاسِب ‎(ḥāsib)

Etymology 8[edit]

Adjective[edit]

حُسَّب ‎(ḥussabm pl

  1. masculine plural of حَاسِب ‎(ḥāsib)