قطب

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See also: قطت and ق ط ب

Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ق ط ب ‎(q-ṭ-b).

Verb[edit]

قَطَبَ ‎(qaṭaba) I, non-past يَقْطِبُ‎ (yaqṭibu)

  1. to gather, to collect
Conjugation[edit]
References[edit]
  • Wehr, Hans (1976), “قطب”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 3rd edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-001-8

Verb[edit]

قَطَبَ ‎(qaṭaba) I, non-past يَقْطِبُ‎ (yaqṭibu)

  1. to knit the eyebrows, to scowl
Conjugation[edit]
References[edit]
  • Wehr, Hans (1976), “قطب”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 3rd edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-001-8

Verb[edit]

قَطَّبَ ‎(qaṭṭaba) II, non-past يُقَطِّبُ‎ (yuqaṭṭibu)

  1. to scowl, to glower
  2. to knit the brow, to frown
  3. (Egypt) to sew together
Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

قُطْب ‎(quṭbm ‎(plural أَقْطَاب ‎(ʾaqṭāb))

  1. axis, axle
  2. pivot, hub
  3. pole (electrical, astronomy, geography)
  4. (usually in the plural) leader, authority, leading personality, celebrity
Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

قَطْب ‎(qaṭbm

  1. verbal noun of قَطَبَ ‎(qaṭaba) (form I)
Declension[edit]