قطب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ق ط ب (q-ṭ-b)

Verb[edit]

قَطَبَ (qáṭaba) (perfect, Verb form I)

  1. to gather, to collect
  2. to knit the eyebrows, to scowl

قَطَّبَ (qáṭṭaba) (perfect, Verb form II)

  1. to scowl, to glower
  2. to knit the brow, to frown
  3. to sew together

Noun[edit]

قُطْب (quṭbm, plural أقْطَاب (ʾaqṭāb)‎

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

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