عرب

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See also: عزت‎, غرت‎, غرب‎, عزب‎, غژب, and ع ر ب

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ع ر ب(ʿ-r-b).

Verb[edit]

عَرَّبَ (ʿarraba) II, non-past يُعَرِّبُ‎‎ (yuʿarribu)

  1. to translate into Arabic
  2. to Arabicize, Arabize; to give an Arabic form
  3. to express, to state clearly, to declare
  4. to give earnest money

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Arabic Wikipedia has an article on:
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عَرَب (ʿarabf or m pl (collective, singulative عَرَبِيّ‎ m (ʿarabiyy), plural عُرُوب(ʿurūb) or أَعْرُب(ʾaʿrub) or عُرْبَان(ʿurbān), paucal عَرَب (ʿarab))

  1. Arabs, true Arabs
  2. bedouins

Usage notes[edit]

According to Lane's Arabic Lexicon (entry عرب, book I, p. 2045), عَرَب(ʿarab) is of the feminine gender. However, since the word is a collective noun with human referents, it is possible for it to be treated as either a masculine plural or a feminine singular noun. For example, the Wikipedia entry has الْعَرَب الْبَاقِيَة الَّذِين (al-ʿarab al-bāqiya allaḏīn ..., the remaining Arabs who ...) with بَاقِيَة(bāqiya, remaining), a feminine singular, but الَّذِين(allaḏīn, who), a masculine plural. Semantically, such nouns often refer to races and ethnic groups. For similar collective nouns, see عَجَم(ʿajam, Non-Arabs; Persians), غَجَر(ḡajar, Gypsies), زَنْج(zanj, Negros), كُرْج(kurj, Georgians), فُرْس(furs, Persians), تُرْك(turk, Turks), كُرْد(kurd, Kurds), رُوم(rūm, Romans; Byzantines), and رُوس(rūs, Russians).

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Descendants[edit]

  • Ancient Greek: Ἄραψ (Áraps)
    • Latin: Arabs

Adjective[edit]

عَرَب (ʿarabm pl

  1. masculine plural of عَرَبِيّ(ʿarabiyy)

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عَرَب(ʿarab).

Noun[edit]

عرب (Arap)

  1. the Arabian people or Arabia
  2. Arab
  3. Negro
    Synonym: زنجی(zenci)

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Meninski, Franciszek à Mesgnien (1680), “عرب”, in Thesaurus linguarum orientalium, Turcicae, Arabicae, Persicae, praecipuas earum opes à Turcis peculiariter usurpatas continens, nimirum Lexicon Turkico-Arabico-Persicum, Vienna, column 3240
  • Поленаковиќ, Харалампие (2007), “87. ARÁPU”, in Зузана Тополињска, Петар Атанасов, editors, Турските елементи во ароманскиот, put into Macedonian from the author’s Serbo-Croatian Turski elementi u aromunskom dijalektu (1939, unpublished) by Веселинка Лаброска, Скопје: Македонска академија на науките и уметностите, →ISBN, page 79

Persian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

عرب ('arab) (plural عرب‌ها('arab-hâ))

  1. Arab
  2. Arabian

Adjective[edit]

عرب ('arab)

  1. Arab
  2. Arabian

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Sindhi[edit]

Noun[edit]

عرب ('arbu)

  1. Arab

Adjective[edit]

عرب ('arbu)

  1. Arab

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