عيب

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See also: غيب‎, عیب, and غ ي ب

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From عَابَ(ʿāba, to be faulty, to be deficient).

Noun[edit]

عَيْب (ʿaybm (plural عُيُوب(ʿuyūb))

  1. verbal noun of عَابَ(ʿāba) (form I)
  2. fault, defect, deficiency, failing
  3. flaw, shortcoming, blemish
  4. vice, weakness
  5. shame, disgrace

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Verb[edit]

عَيَّبَ (ʿayyaba) II, non-past يُعَيِّبُ‎‎ (yuʿayyibu)

  1. to render defective or deficient
  2. to spoil, to ruin, to mar
  3. to find fault, to take exception, to object, to disapprove
  4. to blame, to censure, to denounce, to decry
  5. to reproach, to chide, to scold, to admonish, to reprimand

Conjugation[edit]