كوب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Aramaic כובא(k؜ūbā) / ܟܘܒܐ(k؜ūbā), from Byzantine Greek κούπα (koúpa), from Ancient Greek κοῦπα (koûpa), from Latin cuppa, from Latin cūpa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

كُوب (kūbm (plural أَكْوَاب(ʾakwāb))

  1. glass, cup
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 56:17-18:
      يَطُوفُ عَلَيْهِمْ وِلْدَانٌ مُّخَلَّدُونَ بِأَكْوَابٍ وَأَبَارِيقَ وَكَأْسٍ مِّن مَّعِينٍ
      yaṭūfu ʿalayhim wildānun mmuḵalladūna biʾakwābin waʾabārīqa wakaʾsin mmin mmaʿīnin
      There will circulate among them young boys made eternal, with beakers, pitchers and a glass of spring water.

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Hijazi Arabic: كوب(kūb, kōb)

References[edit]

  • Fraenkel, Siegmund (1880) De vocabulis in antiquis Arabum carminibus et in Corano peregrinis[1] (in Latin), Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 25
  • Jeffery, Arthur (1938) The Foreign Vocabulary of the Qurʾān (Gaekwad’s Oriental Series; 79), Baroda: Oriental Institute, page 252

Hijazi Arabic[edit]

كوب

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic كُوب(kūb).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkoːb/, /ˈkuːb/

Noun[edit]

كوب (kōb or kūbm (plural أَكْواب‎ ‎(ʾakwāb))

  1. cup
  2. mug

See also[edit]