غبي

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the roots غ ب و (ḡ-b-w) and غ ب ي (ḡ-b-y).

Verb[edit]

غَبِيَ (ḡabiya) I, non-past يَغْبَى‎ (yaḡbā)

  1. to be ignorant, to not understand

Conjugation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

غَبِيّ (ḡabiyy) (feminine غَبِيَّة (ḡabiyya), masculine plural أَغْبِيَاء (ʾaḡbiyāʾ), elative أَغْبَى (ʾaḡbā))

  1. stupid, foolish
  2. unwise
  3. ignorant

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “غبو”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4

Noun[edit]

غَبِيّ (ḡabiyy? (plural أَغْبِيَاء (ʾaḡbiyāʾ), feminine غَبِيَّة (ḡabiyya))

  1. idiot

Declension[edit]

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “غبو”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4