دولاب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian دولاب(dulâb, dolâb).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /duː.laːb/, /daw.laːb/

Noun[edit]

دُولَاب or دَوْلَاب (dūlāb or dawlābm (plural دَوَالِيب(dawālīb))

  1. water-wheel
    • a. 896, Ibn ar-Rũmīy, يا سائلي عن مجمع اللذات …[1]:
      ومتِّع العين بها مَليَّا – وأطبق الخبزَ وكلْ هنيّا
      طوراً تُرى كفِلكةِ الدولاب – وتارةً كعسجدِ الذُّؤابِ
      And bespin the eye with it for long – layer bread, beget bare throng!
      Lots, looks like a hench waterwheel – strings of gold, clumps for real!
    • a. 1000, المقدسي, Michael Jan de Goeje, editor, أحسن التقاسيم في معرفة الأقاليم [ʾaḥsan at-taqāsīm fī maʿrifat al-ʾaqālīm] (Bibliotheca Geographorum Arabicorum; 3)‎[2], Leiden: E. J. Brill, published 1877, 1906, page 208 line 8:
      والقادوس كوز الدولاب
      And bucket is the dipper of a water-wheel.
  2. wheel
  3. tire
  4. gears, machinery
  5. closet, cupboard
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Azerbaijani[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic долаб
Roman dolab
Perso-Arabic دولاب

Noun[edit]

دولاب (dolab) (definite accusative دولابی(dolabı), plural دولابلار(dolablar))

  1. Arabic spelling of dolab (closet)

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Hijazi Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian دولاب(dolâb, closet).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

دولاب (dōlābm (plural دَوَاليب(dawālīb))

  1. closet

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Perhaps from دو(do, two) +‎ لاب(lâb, split, cleft; half).

Noun[edit]

دولاب (dolâb)

  1. (now dialectal) cupboard; closet

Etymology 2[edit]

From دول(dul) +‎ آب(âb), or from earlier دلوآب(dalvâb), from دلو(dalv) + آب(âb), or this is an analogic formation. The vocalism dowlâb is reborrowed from Arabic دَوْلَاب(dawlāb).

Noun[edit]

دولاب (dulâb, dowlâb) (plural دولاب‌ها(dulâb, dowlâb-hâ))

  1. (archaic) water wheel; draw-well
    1. (archaic) Persian wheel