مربع

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Derived from the passive participle of رَبَّعَ (rabbaʿa, to quadruple), from the root ر ب ع (r-b-ʿ); compare أَرْبَعَة (ʾarbaʿa, four).

Noun[edit]

مُرَبَّع (murabbaʿm (plural مُرَبَّعَات (murabbaʿāt))

  1. square, quadrangular piece
  2. (music) quartet
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Adjective[edit]

مُرَبَّع (murabbaʿ) (feminine مُرَبَّعَة (murabbaʿa), masculine plural مُرَبَّعُون (murabbaʿūn))

  1. (mathematics) square, quadratic
  2. fourfold, quadruple
  3. tetragonal, quadrangular
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun of place from the verb رَبَعَ (rabaʿa, to feed oneself in the pasture), from a ر ب ع (r-b-ʿ) derived from رَبِيع (rabīʿ, spring (season)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

مَرْبَع (marbaʿm (plural مَرَابِع (marābiʿ))

  1. meadow
  2. pasture
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