غلب

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See also: غلت‎, علت, and علب

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Etymology 1[edit]

Morphologically from the root غ ل ب (ḡ-l-b).

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غَلَبَ (ḡalaba) I, non-past يَغْلِبُ‎ (yaḡlibu)

  1. (transitive) to conquer, defeat, overcome, surpass, vanquish
    • The Quran, 30:2-3
      غُلِبَتِ الرُّومُ فِي أَدْنَى الْأَرْضِ وَهُمْ مِنْ بَعْدِ غَلَبِهِم سَيَغْلِبُونَ
      ḡulibati r-rūmu fī ʾadnā l-ʾarḍi wahum min baʿdi ḡalabihim sayaḡlibūna
      the Byzantines have been defeated in the land closest [to us], but after their defeat they will conquer
  2. (transitive) to snatch (+ عَلَى (ʿalā): from)
  3. (transitive) to use every effort to persuade
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Etymology 2[edit]

Morphologically from the root غ ل ب (ḡ-l-b).

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غَلِبَ (ḡaliba) I, non-past يَغْلَبُ‎ (yaḡlabu)

  1. (intransitive) to be thick-necked or to become thick-necked
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Etymology 3[edit]

Morphologically from the root غ ل ب (ḡ-l-b).

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غَلَّبَ (ḡallaba) II, non-past يُغَلِّبُ‎ (yuḡallibu)

  1. (transitive) to render victorious, to let get the upper hand (+ عَلَى (ʿalā): over); (transitive) to let overcome (intransitive); (transitive) (+ عَلَى (ʿalā)) to let overcome (transitive)
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Etymology 4[edit]

Morphologically from the root غ ل ب (ḡ-l-b).

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غَلْب (ḡalbm

  1. verbal noun of غَلَبَ (ḡalaba)
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Etymology 5[edit]

Morphologically from the root غ ل ب (ḡ-l-b).

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Noun[edit]

غَلَب (ḡalabm

  1. verbal noun of غَلِبَ (ḡaliba)
  2. verbal noun of غَلَبَ (ḡalaba)
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