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] Doublet of cevapi. See the Arabic entry for more.

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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. (chemistry) The outward growing portions of a shish kebab structure.
  4. (slang, offensive, ethnic slur) A Muslim, usually of southern European, Middle Eastern, or North African descent.
  5. (slang, vulgar, Britain) The vulva.

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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. ^ Angus Stevenson (editor), Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 6th Edition (Oxford University Press, 2007, →ISBN)

Further reading[edit]

  • kebab at OneLook Dictionary Search

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

kebab m

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

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Turkish kebap, from Arabic كَبَاب‎(kabāb).

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Noun[edit]

kebab m (uncountable)

  1. kebab (seasoned meat grilled on a spit), esp. doner kebab

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Turkish kebap.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkebɑb/, [ˈke̞bɑb]
  • Rhymes: -ebɑb
  • Syllabification: ke‧bab

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
Possessive forms of kebab (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person kebabini kebabimme
2nd person kebabisi kebabinne
3rd person kebabinsa

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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)

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /keˈbab/, [keˈbäb]
  • Hyphenation: ke‧bàb

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]

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Etymology[edit]

From Turkish kebap.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kebab m inan

  1. doner kebab
  2. (colloquial, metonymically) A 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 pers

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

Declension[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

  • kebab in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • kebab in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

kebab m (plural kebabs)

  1. kebab (Turkish dish of skewered meat and vegetables)

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /keˈbab/, [keˈβaβ]

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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