سبب

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See also: شبث‎, شبت‎, سبت, and س ب ب

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root س ب ب (s-b-b).

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

سَبَّبَ (sabbaba) II, non-past يُسَبِّبُ‎ (yusabbibu)

  1. to cause
  2. to trigger
  3. to generate
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Pronunciation 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

سَبَب (sababm (plural أَسْبَاب (ʾasbāb))

  1. cable
  2. rope
  3. cause; reason
    بِسَبَب ذٰلِكَ‎ ― bisabab ḏālikabecause of that
  4. alibi
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References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “سب”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4