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.[1] 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.
  2. (US) A shish kebab or any other food on a skewer.
  3. (slang, offensive) A Muslim, usually of Arab descent.

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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.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Angus Stevenson (editor), Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 6th Edition (Oxford University Press, 2007, ISBN 9780199206872)

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]

Etymology[edit]

From Turkish kebap.

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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.

Noun[edit]

kebab m ‎(invariable)

  1. kebab (dish of skewered meat and vegetables)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

kebab m

  1. kebab (dish of skewered meat and vegetables)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

kebab m

  1. kebab (dish of skewered meat and vegetables)

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Polish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kebab m inan

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

Declension[edit]

Note: the incorrect genitive singular form kebaba is extremely common.

Noun[edit]

kebab m anim

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

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

kebab m (plural kebabs)

  1. kebab (dish of skewered meat and vegetables)

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

kebab m ‎(plural kebabs)

  1. kebab (dish of skewered meat and vegetables)

Swedish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kebab c

  1. kebab (dish of skewered meat and vegetables)

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