عرقوب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʿarqūb-, which originates from mingling *ʿarq- – Arabic عِرْق (ʿirq, stem, vein, nerve) – and *ʿaqib- – Arabic عَقِب (ʿaqib, heel). Cognate with Classical Syriac ܥܪܩܘܒܐ (ʿarqubbā) and Hebrew עַרְקוּב‏ (ʿarqūḇ) of the same meaning.

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Noun[edit]

عُرْقُوب (ʿurqūbm (plural عَرَاقِيب (ʿarāqīb))

  1. (anatomy) hamstring, Achilles tendon

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