دب

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Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

دَبَّ (dabba) I, non-past يَدِبُّ‎ (yadibbu)

  1. to creep, to crawl
  2. to proceed, to advance, to move slowly
  3. to go on all fours
  4. to enter
  5. to steal, to creep
  6. to spread, to fill, to pervade, to invade
  7. to gain ground
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *dubb- (bear), from Proto-Afro-Asiatic *dab- (big animal). Compare Aramaic דבא (debā, debo), Hebrew דוב (dov).

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Noun[edit]

دُبّ (dubbm (plural أَدْبَاب (ʾadbāb) or دِبَبَة (dibaba))

  1. (zoology) bear
    (astronomy) الدُبّ الأَصْغَر (ad-dubb al-ʾaṣḡar, Ursa Minor)
    (astronomy) الدُبّ الأَكْبَر (ad-dubb al-ʾakbar, Ursa Major)
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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

دَبّ (dabbm

  1. verbal noun of دَبَّ (dabba) (form I)
  2. walking along slowly
  3. creeping, crawling
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Etymology 4[edit]

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دِبّ (dibbm

  1. slow walk
  2. creeping, crawling
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