ذنب

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See also: دنت

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ذ ن ب(ḏ-n-b). The noun “tail” from Proto-Semitic *ðanab-, compare Hebrew זָנָב(zanáv).

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

ذَنَب (ḏanabm (plural أَذْنَاب(ʾaḏnāb))

  1. tail, end
  2. adherent, follower, henchman
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Descendants[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

ذَنَبَ (ḏanaba) I, non-past يَذْنِبُor يَذْنُبُ‎‎ (yaḏnibu or yaḏnubu)

  1. to follow
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Pronunciation 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

ذَنَّبَ (ḏannaba) II, non-past يُذَنِّبُ‎‎ (yuḏannibu)

  1. to furnish with a tail, to provide a start to
Conjugation[edit]

Pronunciation 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

ذَنْب (ḏanbm (plural ذُنُوب(ḏunūb))

  1. guilt
  2. offense, crime, sin
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • ذنب” in Almaany
  • Freytag, Georg (1833), “ذنب”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 2, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 96

Hijazi Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic ذَنْب(ḏanb).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈzanb/
  • IPA(key): /ˈðanb/ (classical pronunciation)

Noun[edit]

ذَنْب (zanbm (plural ذُنوب‎ ‎(zunūb))

  1. guilt
  2. sin

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic ذَنَب(ḏanab).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdanab/
  • IPA(key): /ˈðanab/ (classical pronunciation)

Noun[edit]

ذَنَب (danabm (plural أَذْناب‎ ‎(ʼadnāb))

  1. end, tail

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic ذَنْب(ḏanb).

Noun[edit]

ذنب (zenb) (plural ذنوب(zünūb))

  1. guilt, sin
    Synonyms: صوچ(suč), کناه(günāh)

References[edit]

  • Meninski, Franciszek à Mesgnien (1680), “ذنب”, in Thesaurus linguarum orientalium, Turcicae, Arabicae, Persicae, praecipuas earum opes à Turcis peculiariter usurpatas continens, nimirum Lexicon Turkico-Arabico-Persicum, Vienna, column 2243