صاحب

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See also: صاحت

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Active participle of صَحِبَ (ṣaḥiba, to be a companion), from the root ص ح ب (ṣ-ḥ-b).

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Noun[edit]

صَاحِب (ṣāḥibm (plural أَصْحَاب (ʾaṣḥāb) or صَحْب (ṣaḥb) or صَحَابَة (ṣaḥāba) or صُحْبَان (ṣuḥbān) or صُحْبَة (ṣuḥba), feminine صَاحِبَة (ṣāḥiba))

  1. associate, companion, comrade, friend
  2. adherent, follower
  3. (with a following genitive) man, owner, possessor, holder, master, lord, commander, representative, author

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References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “صحب”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Hijazi Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic صَاحِب (ṣāḥib).

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Noun[edit]

صاحِب (ṣāḥibm (feminine singular صاحبة ‎(ṣāḥba), plural أصحاب ‎(ʼaṣḥāb), feminine plural صاحبات ‎(ṣāḥbāt))

  1. friend, companion
    أنا مَع صَاحْبي
    ana maʿ ṣāḥbi
    I'm with my friend
  2. (with a following genitive) owner, possessor, representative

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic صَاحِب (ṣāḥib).

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian صاحب
Iranian Persian صاحب
Tajiki Persian соҳиб (sohib)

صاحب (sâheb) (plural صاحبان (sâhebân) or صاحب‌ها (sâheb-hâ))

  1. master
  2. owner
  3. lord

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian صاحب (sāheb), from Arabic صَاحِب (ṣāḥib).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

صاحب (sāhibm (Hindi spelling साहिब)

  1. sir
  2. mister
  3. lord