dieb

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Arabicذِئْب(ḏiʔb)

Noun[edit]

dieb (plural diebs)

  1. A canine of northern Africa, the African golden wolf (Canis lupaster, formerly considered an African variant of the golden jackal, Canis aureus).
    • 1869, George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana, The New American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge, page 674:
      The African jackal or dieb (C. anthus, same as in the preceding genus) []

Anagrams[edit]

Maltese[edit]

Root
d-w-b
10 terms

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dieb (imperfect jdub, verbal noun dewbien or dwib or dwieb) (intransitive)

  1. Alternative form of dab

Conjugation[edit]

    Conjugation of dieb
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
perfect m dobt dobt dieb dobna dobtu diebu
f diebet
imperfect m ndub ddub jdub ndubu ddubu jdubu
f ddub
imperative dub dubu