dib

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See also: Dib, DIB, and dīb

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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Azerbaijani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *tǖp.

Noun[edit]

dib (definite accusative dibi, plural diblər)

  1. bottom
    dənizin dibindəon the sea bottom
    gölün dibindəon the lake bottom
    çayın dibindəon the river bottom
  2. root, base
    ağacı dibindən kəsməkto cut the tree at the base
  3. lower part
  4. deep (a long way inside; situated far in or back)
    bağın dibindəin the deep of the garden
    meşənin dibindədeep in the forest
  5. (mining) face (as in coalface)
  6. (colloquial) hymen
    Synonym: qızlıq pərdəsi

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Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic ذِئْب(ḏiʾb). Compare Moroccan Arabic ديب(dīb), Egyptian Arabic ديب(dīb).

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Noun[edit]

dib m (plural djieb)

  1. wolf
    Synonym: lupu

Sumerian[edit]

Romanization[edit]

dib

  1. Romanization of 𒁳 (dib)

Volapük[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dib (nominative plural dibs)

  1. depth

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