كبس

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See also: كبش

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ك ب س ‎(k-b-s)

Noun[edit]

كَبْس ‎(kabsm

  1. verbal noun of كَبَسَ ‎(kabasa) (form I)
  2. pressure, squeeze, pressing
  3. raid, attack
  4. pickling, preservation (in vinegar, etc.)
  5. intercalation

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Verb[edit]

كَبَسَ ‎(kabasa) I, non-past يَكْبِسُ‎ (yakbisu)

  1. to press, to exert pressure, to squeeze
  2. to attack, to raid
  3. to intercalate
  4. to pickle, to preserve (in vinegar, etc.)
  5. to marinate
  6. to conserve

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1976), “كبس”, 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]

كَبَّسَ ‎(kabbasa) II, non-past يُكَبِّسُ‎ (yukabbisu)

  1. to press hard, to squeeze hard
  2. to massage

Conjugation[edit]

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