شبه

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See also: ستةand شبھ

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ش ب ه(š-b-h).

Verb[edit]

شَبِهَ (šabiha) I, non-past يَشْبَهُ‎‎ (yašbahu)

  1. to resemble, to bear a resemblance, to be similar.
    يَشْبَهُ‎ أَبَاهُ إِلَى حَدٍ بَعِيدٍ‎
    yašbahu ʾabāhu ʾilā ḥadin baʿīdin
    He resembles his father closely.

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شَبَّهَ (šabbaha) II, non-past يُشَبِّهُ‎‎ (yušabbihu)

  1. To make equal or similar.
  2. To compare or liken.

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Noun[edit]

شِبْه (šibhm (plural أَشْبَاه(ʾašbāh) or مَشَابِه(mašābih)) (with following genitive or pronominal clitic)

  1. a thing or person similar, alike, almost the same as, of the same kind as
    Synonym: مِثْل(miṯl)
    أَشْبَاهُهُ‎ ― ʾašbāhu-huthe likes of him, his kind, his ilk
    وَشِبْهُهُم‎ ― wa-šibhu-humand the likes of them, and their sort of people
  2. as good as
  3. -like
  4. quasi-
  5. semi-
  6. anything uncertain, doubtful

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Noun[edit]

شَبَه (šabahm (plural أَشْبَاه(ʾašbāh) or مَشَابِه(mašābih))

  1. similarity
  2. likeness, figure
  3. (uncountable) brass

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Persian[edit]

Noun[edit]

شبه (šabe) (plural اشباه‎)

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South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
ش ب ه

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic شَبِهَ(šabiha)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃa.bah/, [ˈʃa.bah]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

شبه (šabah) (form I, present بشبه(bišbah))

  1. to resemble, to be similar
    Antonym: فرق(faraʔ)

Conjugation[edit]

    Conjugation of شبه (šabah)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m شبهت (šabaht) شبهت (šabaht) شبه (šabah) شبهنا (šabahna) شبهتو (šabahtu) شبهو (šabahu)
f شبهتي (šabahti) شبهت (šabhat)
present m بشبه (bašbah) بتشبه (btišbah) بشبه (bišbah) منشبه (mnišbah) بتشبهو (btišbahu) بشبهو (bišbahu)
f بتشبهي (btišbahi) بتشبه (btišbah)
subjunctive m أشبه (ʔašbah) تشبه (tišbah) يشبه (yišbah) نشبه (nišbah) تشبهو (tišbahu) يشبهو (yišbahu)
f تشبهي (tišbahi) تشبه (tišbah)
imperative m اشبه (išbah) اشبهو (išbahu)
f اشبهي (išbahi)