شبح

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ش ب ح(š-b-ḥ).

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

شَبَح (šabaḥm (plural شُبُوح(šubūḥ) or أَشْبَاح(ʾašbāḥ))

  1. specter, ghost, apparition, phantom, spirit
  2. (dated) blurred, indistinct shape
    رَأَيْتُ شَبَحًا مِنْ بَعِيدٍ‎ ― raʾaytu šabaḥan min baʿīdinI saw a shape from afar
    Synonyms: شَخْص(šaḵṣ), خَيَال(ḵayāl)
  3. nightmare
  4. (slang, Egypt) one of the 1991–1998 models of a Mercedes-Benz
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Pronunciation 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

شَبَحَ (šabaḥa) I, non-past يَشْبَحُ‎‎ (yašbaḥu)

  1. (transitive) to extend, to stretch out
  2. to cut, to hew, to pare
  3. to cleave, to split
  4. to stand erect
  5. to appear
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Pronunciation 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

شُبِحَ (šubiḥa) I, non-past يُشْبَحُ‎‎ (yušbaḥu) (passive)

  1. to be attached to, addicted to, fond of (an affair)
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Pronunciation 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

شَبُحَ (šabuḥa) I, non-past يَشْبُحُ‎‎ (yašbuḥu)

  1. to be broad or long in the forearms
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Pronunciation 5[edit]

Noun[edit]

شَبْح (šabḥm

  1. verbal noun of شَبَحَ (šabaḥa) (form I)
  2. extension, width
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Libyan Arabic[edit]

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Verb[edit]

شبح (transliteration needed)

  1. to see
  2. to watch

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic شَبَح(šabaḥ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian شبح
Iranian Persian
Tajik шабаҳ (šabah)

شبح (šabah) (plural اشباح(ašbâh))

  1. specter