سراب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root س ر ب(s-r-b); compare سَرِبَ(sariba, to flow).

Noun[edit]

سَرَاب (sarābm

  1. mirage, fata morgana
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 24:39:
      وَٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا أَعْمَالُهُمْ كَسَرَابٍ بِقِيعَةٍ يَحْسَبُهُ ٱلظَّمْآنُ مَاءً حَتَّىٰ إِذَا جَاءَهُ لَمْ يَجِدْهُ شَيْئًا وَوَجَدَ ٱللَّهَ عِنْدَهُ فَوَفَّاهُ حِسَابَهُ. وَٱللَّهُ سَرِيعُ ٱلْحِسَابِ.‎‎
      wallaḏīna kafarū ʾaʿmāluhum kasarābin biqīʿatin yaḥsabuhu ẓ-ẓamʾānu māʾan ḥattā ʾiḏā jāʾahu lam yajidhu šayʾan wawajada l-laha ʿindahu fawaffāhu ḥisābahu. wal-lahu sarīʿu l-ḥisābi.
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  2. phantom
  3. sewage

Declension[edit]

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Chagatai[edit]

Noun[edit]

سراب (serab)

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic سَرَاب(sarāb).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

سراب (sarābm (Hindi spelling सराब)

  1. mirage, apparition, illusion

Declension[edit]

Declension of سراب
singular plural
direct سراب(sarāb) سراب(sarāb)
oblique سراب(sarāb) سرابوں(sarābõ)
vocative سراب(sarāb) سرابو(sarābo)