قصاب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Aramaic קצבא /‎ ܩܰܨܳܒܳܐ (qaṣṣābā, butcher). The verb قَصَبَ (qaṣaba, to cut up) and a root ق ص ب (q-ṣ-b) are from this noun.

Noun[edit]

قَصَّاب (qaṣṣābm (plural قَصَّابُون (qaṣṣābūn))

  1. butcher, slaughterer
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Etymology 2[edit]

From قَصَب (qaṣab, reed).

Noun[edit]

قَصَّاب (qaṣṣābm (plural قَصَّابُون (qaṣṣābūn))

  1. reed pipe singer
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References[edit]

  • Fraenkel, Siegmund (1886) Die aramäischen Fremdwörter im Arabischen (in German), Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 258
  • Freytag, Georg (1835), “قصاب”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 3, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 450
  • Kazimirski, Albin de Biberstein (1860), “قصاب”, in Dictionnaire arabe-français contenant toutes les racines de la langue arabe, leurs dérivés, tant dans l’idiome vulgaire que dans l’idiome littéral, ainsi que les dialectes d’Alger et de Maroc (in French), volume 2, Paris: Maisonneuve et Cie, page 747

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قَصَّاب (qaṣṣāb).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

قصاب (qassâb) (plural قصاب‌ها (qassâb-hâ) or قصابان (qassâbân))

  1. butcher

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian قصاب, from Arabic قَصَّاب (qaṣṣāb).

Noun[edit]

قصاب (qassābm

  1. butcher

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