قريب

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See also: قریب‎, فریب, and قرئت

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ق ر ب (q-r-b); compare قَرُبَ (qaruba, to be near).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /qa.riːb/
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Adverb[edit]

قَرِيبًا (qarīban)

  1. near, nearby, close at hand
  2. in the neighborhood, in the vicinity

Adjective[edit]

قَرِيب (qarīb) (feminine قَرِيبَة (qarība) or قَرِيب (qarīb), elative أَقْرَب (ʾaqrab))

  1. near, close, adjacent
  2. simple, easily understood

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Noun[edit]

قَرِيب (qarībm (plural أَقْرِبَاء (ʾaqribāʾ), feminine قَرِيبَة (qarība))

  1. relative; relation

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References[edit]

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