previous next


1 جَابَ جاب جابي , aor. يَجِيبُ: see 1 in art. جوب, in two places. 2 جيّب جيب , inf. n. تَجْيِيبٌ: see 1 in art. جوب. جَيْبٌ جيب The طَوْق [or opening at the neck and bosom] (K) of a shirt (S, K) and the like; (K;) as, for instance, of a coat of mail: (TA:) or the opening of a shirt at the uppermost part of the breast: (Msb, MF:) or the opening in a garment for the head to be put through: or such an opening as a sleeve and a طَوْق: (MF:) pl. [of mult.] جُيُوبٌ, (Msb, K,) also pronounced جِيُوبٌ, (TA,) [like بِيُوتٌ for بُيُوتٌ,] and [of pauc.] أَجْيَابٌ: (Msb:) this is said to be its proper art., (K, TA,) not جوب, because its pl. is جُيُوبٌ. (TA.) [The Arabs often carry things within the bosom of the shirt &c.; and hence the word is now applied by them to A pocket.] ― -b2- (assumed tropical:) The heart; the bosom. (K.) So in the saying, هُوَ نَاصِحُ الجَيْبِ (assumed tropical:) [He is pure, or sincere, of heart or bosom]: (K:) or trusty, trustworthy, or faithful. (S. [See also art. نصح.]) A poet says, “ وَخَشَّنْتَ صَدْرًا جَيْبُهُ لَكَ نَاصِحُ
” (assumed tropical:) [And thou hast exasperated a bosom the heart of which was faithful to thee]. (TA.) You say also, هُوَ دَنِسُ الجَيْبِ (assumed tropical:) [He is a person of foul heart]. (A in art. دنس.) And رَدَعَ جَيْبَهُ عَنْهُ (assumed tropical:) He cleared his heart, or bosom, of it. (K in art. ردع q. v.) ― -b3- جَيْبُ الأَرْضِ (assumed tropical:) The place of entrance of the land, or country: (K:) pl. جُيُوبٌ. (TA.) جِيبَةٌ جيب جيبه جيبة : see art. جوب. يَاقُوتٌ مُجَيَّبٌ ياقوت مجيب Hollowed [sapphires]: occurring in a trad. describing the banks of the river of Paradise: but accord. to one reading, it is لُؤْلُؤٌ مُجَوَّبٌ; accord. to another, مُجَيَّبٌ or مَجَوَّفٌ; and accord. to another, مُجَيَّبٌ or مُجَوَّبٌ. (TA.)

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: