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]

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]

Etymology 3[edit]

From the root س ب ع (s-b-ʿ).

Noun[edit]

سَبُع or سَبْع or سَبَع (sabuʿ or sabʿ or sabaʿm (plural أَسْبُع (ʾasbuʿ) or سِبَاع (sibāʿ))

  1. lion, voracious animal
Declension[edit]
References[edit]

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سبع (sabuʿ or sabʿ, predatory animal, beast of prey)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. lion

Synonyms[edit]

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.