صعب

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See also: صغت

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ص ع ب (ṣ-ʿ-b).

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

صَعْب (ṣaʿb) (common plural صِعَاب (ṣiʿāb), elative أَصْعَب (ʾaṣʿab))

  1. laborious, trying, awkward, difficult, complex
Declension[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

صَعَّبَ (ṣaʿʿaba) II, non-past يُصَعِّبُ‎ (yuṣaʿʿibu)

  1. to complicate
Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “صعب”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic صَعْب (ṣaʿb).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sæʔb], [sæːb]

Adjective[edit]

صعب (sa'b) (comparative صعب‌تر, superlative صعب‌ترین)

  1. (archaic) difficult
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