لب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ل ب ب(l-b-b), the noun from Proto-Semitic *libb-.

Noun[edit]

لُبّ (lubbm (plural لُبُوب(lubūb))

  1. pulp, backlog, marrow, core, heart

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

لُبّ (lubbm (plural أَلْبَاب(ʾalbāb))

  1. intellect, discernment

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Verb[edit]

لَبَّ (labba) I, non-past يَلُبُّ‎‎ (yalubbu)

  1. to stay, to bide, to persevere

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Verb[edit]

لَبَّ (labba) I, non-past يَلُبُّ‎‎ (yalubbu)

  1. to be intelligent, to be smart

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Verb[edit]

لَبَّ (labba) I, non-past يَلِبُّ‎‎ (yalibbu)

  1. to be intelligent, to be smart

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References[edit]

  • Freytag, Georg (1837), “لب”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in la), volume 4, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 78
  • Lane, Edward William (1863), “لب”, in Arabic-English Lexicon, London: Williams & Norgate, page 2641
  • Wehr, Hans; Kropfitsch, Lorenz (2011), “لب”, in Arabisches Wörterbuch für die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart (in de), 5th edition, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, →ISBN, page 1138

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic لب‎.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

لب (lebbm pl

  1. kernels (specifically seed kernels)

Usage notes[edit]

The singular is لبة‎ (lebba) f, s


Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *leb-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian لب
Iranian Persian لب
Tajiki Persian лаб (lab)

لب (lab) (plural لبان(labân) or لب‌ها(lab-hâ))

  1. lip
    اگه گفتی دوستت دارم فقط بازی لب‌هات بود.
    Age gofti duset dâram faqat bâziye labhât bud. (colloquial)
  2. edge

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian لب(lab).

Noun[edit]

لب (labm (Hindi spelling लब)

  1. lip
  2. edge

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