مركب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Originally a noun of place meaning “place of riding”, from the verb رَكِبَ(rakiba, to ride), from the root ر ك ب(r-k-b). Cognate with Hebrew מֶרְכָּבָה(merkaḇa, chariot).

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Noun[edit]

مَرْكَب (markabm (plural مَرَاكِب(marākib))

  1. anything upon which one rides
    1. ship, boat, vessel
    2. saddle
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  • Afar: márkab
  • Azerbaijani: mərkəb (saddle-beast, donkey)
  • Swahili: merikebu (steamship)
  • Ottoman Turkish: مركب(merkeb, saddle-beast, donkey)

Etymology 2[edit]

Derived from the passive participle of رَكَّبَ(rakkaba).

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Adjective[edit]

مُرَكَّب (murakkab)

  1. compound, composed of multiple parts
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Noun[edit]

مُرَكَّب (murakkabm (plural مُرَكَّبَات(murakkabāt))

  1. (chemistry) compound
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