لولب

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Etymology[edit]

Derived from Persian لوله(lule, thing that spins, twists, or rolls; barrel, cylinder; tubing, pipe) + آب(âb, water).

Noun[edit]

لَوْلَب (lawlabm (plural لَوَالِب(lawālib))

  1. the simple machine called screw
  2. spiral, helix
  3. spiral spring, spring
  4. spiral staircase
  5. (figuratively) pivot point
  6. tube, canal
  7. tube of an alembic

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Freytag, Georg (1837), “لولب”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum, volume 4, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 137
  • Steingass, Francis Joseph (1884), “لولب”, in The Student's Arabic–English Dictionary[1], London: W.H. Allen, page 932
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “لولب”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN, page 1037