kebab

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English[edit]

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some kebabs

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic كَبَاب (kabāb), partly through Urdu, Persian and Turkish kebap.[1] See the Arabic entry for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kebab (plural kebabs)

  1. (Britain) A dish of pieces of meat, fish, or vegetables roasted on a skewer or spit, especially a doner kebab.
  2. (US) A shish kebab or any other food on a skewer.
  3. (slang, offensive, ethnic slur) A Muslim, usually of Arab descent.
  4. (slang, vulgar, Britain) Vulva.

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Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

kebab (third-person singular simple present kebabs, present participle kebabbing, simple past and past participle kebabbed)

  1. (transitive) To roast in the style of a kebab
  2. (transitive, slang) To stab or skewer
    • 2003, Julian Roup, A Fisherman in the Saddle (page 32)
      I see myself and Quest falling over backwards and his body rolling off my legs, and that wicked metal pommel winking in the sun, having almost kebabbed me.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “kebab” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; Angus Stevenson and Georgia Hole, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 6th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2007, ISBN 978-0-19-920687-2.

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

kebab m

  1. kebab (dish, whether shish kebab or donner kebab)

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Further reading[edit]

  • kebab in Akademický slovník cizích slov, 1995, at prirucka.ujc.cas.cz

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Turkish kebap.

Noun[edit]

kebab

  1. kebab (dish of skewered meat and vegetables)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kebab (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative kebab kebabit
genitive kebabin kebabien
partitive kebabia kebabeja
illative kebabiin kebabeihin
singular plural
nominative kebab kebabit
accusative nom. kebab kebabit
gen. kebabin
genitive kebabin kebabien
partitive kebabia kebabeja
inessive kebabissa kebabeissa
elative kebabista kebabeista
illative kebabiin kebabeihin
adessive kebabilla kebabeilla
ablative kebabilta kebabeilta
allative kebabille kebabeille
essive kebabina kebabeina
translative kebabiksi kebabeiksi
instructive kebabein
abessive kebabitta kebabeitta
comitative kebabeineen

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French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Turkish kebap.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kebab m (plural kebabs)

  1. kebab (dish of skewered meat and vegetables)

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Turkish kebap, from Arabic کباب (kabāb, fried meat).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /keˈbab/, [keˈbäb]
  • Stress: kebàb
  • Hyphenation: ke‧bab

Noun[edit]

kebab m (invariable)

  1. kebab (dish of skewered meat and vegetables)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Turkish kebap, from Arabic كَبَاب (kabāb).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kebab m (definite singular kebaben, indefinite plural kebaber, definite plural kebabene)

  1. kebab (dish of skewered meat and vegetables)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Turkish kebap, from Arabic كَبَاب (kabāb).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kebab m (definite singular kebaben, indefinite plural kebabar, definite plural kebabane)

  1. kebab (dish of skewered meat and vegetables)

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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kebab m inan

  1. doner kebab
  2. (colloquial, metonymically) restaurant or bar that serves this food

Usage notes[edit]

The incorrect genitive singular form kebaba is extremely common.

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

kebab m anim

  1. (ethnic slur) Muslim person, especially of Turkish descent

Declension[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

kebab m (plural kebabs)

  1. kebab
    1. dish of skewered meat and vegetables
    2. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) (slang) a Muslim person

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

kebab m (plural kebabs)

  1. kebab (dish of skewered meat and vegetables)

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kebab c

  1. kebab (dish of skewered meat and vegetables)

Declension[edit]

Declension of kebab 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kebab kebaben kebaber kebaberna
Genitive kebabs kebabens kebabers kebabernas

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