شاب

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See also: سات

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Derived from the active participle of شَبَّ (šabba, to become a young man, to grow up), from the root ش ب ب (š-b-b).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

شَابّ (šābbm (plural شُبَّان (šubbān) or شَبَاب (šabāb), feminine شَابَّة (šābba))

  1. young man, youth, adolescent
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ش ي ب (š-y-b).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

شَابَ (šāba) I, non-past يَشِيبُ‎ (yašību)

  1. to be grey-haired, to grow grey hair
  2. to become older
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Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ش و ب (š-w-b).

Verb[edit]

شَابَ (šāba) I, non-past يَشُوبُ‎ (yašūbu)

  1. to mix (بِـ (bi-) with)
    شَابَ اللَبَنَ بِالْمَاءِ
    šāba l-labana bi-l-māʾi
    He mixed the milk with the water.
    Synonyms: خَلَطَ (ḵalaṭa), خَالَطَ (ḵālaṭa)
  2. (figuratively) to be dishonest, to be untrustworthy (فِي ())
    شَابَ فِي قَوْلِهِ‎ ― šāba fī qawlihiHe was dishonest in his speech
    شَابَ فِي البَيْعِ‎ ― šāba fī l-bayʿiHe was untrustworthy in the sale (i.e. cheated, defrauded)
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