غريب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root غ ر ب ‎(ḡ-r-b); compare غَرُبَ ‎(ḡaruba, to be a stranger, to be strange).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

غَرِيب ‎(ḡarīb) ‎(feminine غَرِيبَة ‎(ḡarība), masculine plural غُرَبَاء ‎(ḡurabāʾ), elative أَغْرَب ‎(ʾaḡrab))

  1. strange, peculiar, unusual
  2. foreign, unfamiliar; exotic
  3. outlandish
  4. rare
  5. amazing, wondrous
  6. obscure

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “غرب”, 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]

غَرِيب ‎(ḡarībm ‎(plural غُرَبَاء ‎(ḡurabāʾ) or أَغْرَاب ‎(ʾaḡrāb), feminine غَرِيبَة ‎(ḡarība))

  1. foreigner
  2. outsider
  3. stranger

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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