ضب

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Arabic[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ṣ́abb-. Compare Classical Syriac ܥܒܐ(ʿabbā, spiny-tailed lizard) and Hebrew צַב(ṣaḇ, turtle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ضَبّ (ḍabbm (plural ضِبَاب(ḍibāb) or ضُبَّان(ḍubbān), feminine ضَبَّة(ḍabba))

  1. spiny-tailed lizard, mastigure (any lizard of the genus Uromastyx)
    • 876, The Letter of Yaʿqūb al-Layṯ to Al-Muʿtamid, written by the poet Ibrāhīm ibn Mamšāḏ
      فعودوا الى ارضكم بالحجاز
      لاكل الضباب ورعي الغنم
      So return to your [own] land in Hejaz [Arabia], to eat lizards and to graze [your] sheep
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • English: dabb lizard

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ض ب ب(ḍ-b-b).

Verb[edit]

ضَبَّ (ḍabba) I, non-past يَضِبُّ‎‎ (yaḍibbu)

  1. to cleave to, to hold to firmly [+ عَلَى(object)]
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Verb[edit]

ضَبَّ (ḍabba) I, non-past يَضِبُّ‎‎ (yaḍibbu)

  1. (obsolete) to have a gently or scanty flow, to stream, to discharge sluggishly
    Synonym: بَضَّ(baḍḍa)
Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ضَبَّ (ḍabba) I, non-past يَضَبُّ‎‎ (yaḍabbu)

  1. (obsolete) to be affected by the disease termed ضَبّ (ḍabb)
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Noun[edit]

ضَبّ (ḍabbm (obsolete)

  1. a disease in the lips, in consequence of which blood flows from it
  2. tumor in the extremity of the foot of a camel
  3. chapping or cracking in the armpit of a child or camel
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Noun[edit]

ضَبّ (ḍabbm (collective, singulative ضَبَّة‎ f (ḍabba), plural ضِبَاب(ḍibāb))

  1. spadix of a palm-tree before it cleaves open
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Noun[edit]

ضَبّ or ضِبّ (ḍabb or ḍibbm (obsolete)

  1. rancour, malice, anger, wrath (a characteristic ascribed to the mastigure)
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Noun[edit]

ضَبّ (ḍabbm

  1. verbal noun of ضَبَّ (ḍabba) (form I)
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Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

ضَبَّ (ḍabba) I, non-past يَضُبُّ‎‎ (yaḍubbu)

  1. to milk with five fingers [+accusative = camel]
    Synonym: ضَفَّ(ḍaffa)
Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ضَبّ (ḍabbm

  1. verbal noun of ضَبَّ (ḍabba) (form I)
Declension[edit]

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
ض ب ب

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic ضَبَّ(ḍabba, to put in safekeeping).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dˤab/, [dˤɑb]
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

ضبّ (ḍabb) (form I, present بضبّ(biḍobb))

  1. to put away, to pack (clothes, etc.)
  2. to organize, to tidy up
    Synonyms: رتّب(rattab), نظّم(naẓẓam)

Conjugation[edit]

    Conjugation of ضبّ (ḍabb)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m ضبّيت (ḍabbēt) ضبّيت (ḍabbēt) ضبّ (ḍabb) ضبّينا (ḍabbēna) ضبّيتو (ḍabbētu) ضبّو (ḍabbu)
f ضبّيتي (ḍabbēti) ضبّت (ḍabbat)
present m بضبّ (baḍobb) بتضبّ (bitḍobb) بضبّ (biḍobb) منضبّ (minḍobb) بتضبّو (bitḍobbu) بضبّو (biḍobbu)
f بتضبّي (bitḍobbi) بتضبّ (bitḍobb)
subjunctive m اضبّ (aḍobb) تضبّ (tḍobb) يضبّ (yḍobb) نضبّ (nḍobb) تضبّو (tḍobbu) يضبّو (yḍobbu)
f تضبّي (tḍobbi) تضبّ (tḍobb)
imperative m ضبّ (ḍobb) ضبّو (ḍobbu)
f ضبّي (ḍobbi)