ibn

[ ib-uh n ]
/ ˈɪb ən /
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(often initial capital letter)

son of (used in Arabic personal names): ibn Saud.

Nearby words

  1. ibis,
  2. ibiza,
  3. ibizan hound,
  4. iblis,
  5. ibm,
  6. ibn al-haytham,
  7. ibn gabirol,
  8. ibn gabirol, solomon ben judah,
  9. ibn hanbal,
  10. ibn hanbal, ahmad

Origin of ibn

< Arabic: son (of); cf. ben4

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