سبع

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Numeral[edit]

سَبْع (sabʿf (masculine سَبْعَة(sabʿa))

  1. feminine of سَبْعَة(sabʿa, seven)

Etymology 2[edit]

Arabic numbers (edit)
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7
8  → 
    Cardinal: سَبْعَة(sabʿa)
    Ordinal: سَابِع(sābiʿ)
    Multiplier: سُبَاعِيّ(subāʿiyy), مُسَبَّع(musabbaʿ)
    Distributive: سُبَاعَ(subāʿa)
    Fractional: سُبُع (subuʿ), سُبْع (subʿ)

From the root س ب ع(s-b-ʿ); compare سَبْعَة(sabʿa, seven).

Noun[edit]

سُبُع or سُبْع (subuʿ or subʿm (plural أَسْبَاع(ʾasbāʿ))

  1. one seventh
Declension[edit]
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Etymology 3[edit]

From the root س ب ع(s-b-ʿ).

Noun[edit]

سَبُع or سَبْع (sabuʿ or sabʿm (plural سِبَاع(sibāʿ) or أَسْبُع(ʾasbuʿ) or سُبُوع(subūʿ) or سُبُوعَة(subūʿa))

  1. a beast of prey; a voracious animal
    Hyponym: أَسَد(ʾasad)
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 5:3:
      حُرِّمَتْ عَلَيْكُمُ الْمَيْتَةُ وَالدَّمُ وَلَحْمُ الْخِنزِيرِ وَمَا أُهِلَّ لِغَيْرِ اللَّهِ بِهِ وَالْمُنْخَنِقَةُ وَالْمَوْقُوذَةُ وَالْمُتَرَدِّيَةُ وَالنَّطِيحَةُ وَمَا أَكَلَ السَّبُعُ إِلَّا مَا ذَكَّيْتُمْ وَمَا ذُبِحَ عَلَى النُّصُبِ وَأَن تَسْتَقْسِمُوا بِالْأَزْلَامِ
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
Declension[edit]
References[edit]

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Egyptian Arabic Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سَبْع(sabʿ, predatory animal, beast of prey)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

سبع (sabʿm (plural سباع(sibāʿ) or سبوع(subūʿ))

  1. (slang or humorous) lion
    Synonym: أسد
    سبع ولا ضبع‎ ― sabʿ walla ḍabʿ?Success or failure? (literally, “a lion or a hyena?”)

Adjective[edit]

سبع (sabʿ)

  1. (slang or humorous) lionesque
    راجل سبع‎ ― rāgel sabʿa real man

References[edit]

  • Spiro, Socrates (1895). An Arabic-English vocabulary of the colloquial Arabic of Egypt, containing the vernacular idioms and expressions, slang phrases, etc., etc., used by the native Egyptians Cairo: Al-Mokattam Printing Office.
  • Hinds, Martin; Badawi, El-Said (1986). A Dictionary of Egyptian Arabic Beirut: Librairie du Liban.
  • Lane, Edward William (1863). An Arabic - English Lexicon derived from the best and the most copious eastern sources London: Williams and Northgate.

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سَبْع(sabʿ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sbaʕ/
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Noun[edit]

سبع (sbaʕm (plural سبوعة(sbūʕa))

  1. lion

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

South Levantine Arabic numbers (edit)
 ←  6 ٧
7
8  → 
    Cardinal: سبعة
    Ordinal: سابع
    Fractional: سبع

From Arabic سُبُع(subuʿ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /subʕ/, [ˈsʊ.b(ʊ)ʕ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

سبع (subʕm (plural سباع(sbāʕ) or أسباع(ʾasbāʕ))

  1. seventh (fraction)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic سَبْع(sabʿ), feminine of سَبْعَة(sabʿa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

سبع (sabʕ)

  1. construct state of سبعة(sabʕa)