dib

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See also: DIB, dīb, and ديب

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

dib (third-person singular simple present dibs, present participle dibbing, simple past and past participle dibbed)

  1. To dig a hole by poking; especially, to dig a small hole in soil for the purpose of planting a bulb or seed
  2. To move in a rapid, cautious manner; especially, with movement like a mouse or rat.
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Noun[edit]

dib (plural dibs)

  1. A dibber (gardening tool)
  2. One of the small bones in the knee joints of sheep uniting the bones above and below the joints.

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

dib (third-person singular simple present dibs, present participle dibbing, simple past and past participle dibbed)

  1. (Scouting) Alternative form of dyb

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Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

dib

  1. rafsi of dirba.

Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic ذِئْب (ḏiʾb) (compare Egyptian Arabic ديب (dīb)), from Proto-Semitic *ðiʾb- (wolf), from Proto-Afro-Asiatic *ǯiʔib- (beast of prey).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dib m

  1. wolf
    Synonyms: lupu

Volapük[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dib (plural dibs)

  1. depth

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