عزب

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

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʿazab-. Compare Akkadian 𒋺 (B106ellst.png, ezēbu, TAG4, to leave) and Hebrew עָזַב(to leave, forsake).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

عَزَبَ (ʿazaba) I, non-past يَعْزِبُor يَعْزُبُ‎‎ (yaʿzibu or yaʿzubu)

  1. to be far, distant
  2. to escape, to slip out
Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

عَزَبَ (ʿazaba) I, non-past يَعْزُبُ‎‎ (yaʿzubu)

  1. to be single, to be unmarried
Conjugation[edit]
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References[edit]
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “عزب”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

عَزَب (ʿazab) (masculine plural عُزَّاب(ʿuzzāb) or أَعْزَاب(ʾaʿzāb))

  1. celibate, single, unmarried
Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

عَزَب (ʿazabm (plural عُزَّاب(ʿuzzāb) or أَعْزَاب(ʾaʿzāb))

  1. bachelor
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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

عِزَب (ʿizabpl

  1. (Egypt) plural of عِزْبَة(ʿizba, country estate)