Kabob vs Kebab what difference

what is difference between Kabob and Kebab

English

Noun

kabob (plural kabobs)

  1. US spelling of kebab

Verb

kabob (third-person singular simple present kabobs, present participle kabobbing, simple past and past participle kabobbed)

  1. US spelling of kebab

Anagrams

  • Bobak, bobak


English

Alternative forms

  • kabaab, kabob, kebap, kabab, kebob

Etymology

From Arabic كَبَاب(kabāb), partly through Urdu, Persian and Turkish kebap. Doublet of cevapi. See the Arabic entry for more.

Pronunciation

  • (General Australian) IPA(key): /kəˈbæb/
  • Rhymes: -æb
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /kɪˈbæb/
  • Rhymes: -æb
  • (General American) IPA(key): /kɪˈbɑb/
  • Rhymes: -ɑːb

Noun

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.

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

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

  • gyros
  • shashlik
  • shawarma
  • souvlaki
  • suya

References

Further reading

  • kebab on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • kebab at OneLook Dictionary Search

Czech

Noun

kebab m

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

Related terms

  • šiškebab

Further reading

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

Dutch

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kəˈbɑp/
  • Hyphenation: ke‧bab
  • Rhymes: -ɑp

Noun

kebab m (uncountable)

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

Derived terms

  • kebabtent
  • kebabzaak

Finnish

Etymology

From Turkish kebap, from Arabic كَبَاب(kabāb).

Pronunciation

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

Noun

kebab

  1. kebab (dish of skewered meat and vegetables)

Declension

Synonyms

  • (colloquial) kebbe

French

Alternative forms

  • kébab

Etymology

From Turkish kebap.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ke.bab/

Noun

kebab m (plural kebabs)

  1. kebab (dish of skewered meat and vegetables)

Further reading

  • “kebab” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Indonesian

Etymology

From Arabic كَبَاب(kabāb), ultimately from Proto-Semitic *kabab- (to burn, to roast).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [kəˈbap̚]
  • Hyphenation: kê‧bab

Noun

kebab (first-person possessive kebabku, second-person possessive kebabmu, third-person possessive kebabnya)

  1. (cooking) kebab.

Alternative forms

  • kabab

Further reading

  • “kebab” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Italian

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /keˈbab/
  • Hyphenation: ke‧bàb

Noun

kebab m (invariable)

  1. kebab (dish of skewered meat and vegetables)

Norwegian Bokmål

Alternative forms

  • (slang) bab

Etymology

From Turkish kebap, from Arabic كَبَاب(kabāb).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /keːbɑb/
  • Rhymes: -ɑb

Noun

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

  1. kebab (dish of skewered meat and vegetables)

Derived terms

  • hvalkebab
  • rullekebab

References

  • “kebab” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Alternative forms

  • (slang) bab

Etymology

From Turkish kebap, from Arabic كَبَاب(kabāb).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /keːbɑb/, /keːbɑːb/ (example of pronunciation)
  • Rhymes: -ɑb

Noun

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

  1. kebab (dish of skewered meat and vegetables)

Derived terms

  • kvalkebab
  • rullekebab

References

  • “kebab” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Polish

Etymology

From Turkish kebap.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɛ.bap/

Noun

kebab m inan

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

Usage notes

The incorrect genitive singular form kebaba is extremely common.

Declension

Noun

kebab m pers

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

Declension

Derived terms

  • (noun) kebs

Further reading

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

Portuguese

Noun

kebab m (plural kebabs)

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

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /keˈbab/, [keˈβ̞aβ̞]

Noun

kebab m (plural kebabs)

  1. kebab (dish of skewered meat and vegetables)

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

kebab c

  1. kebab (dish of skewered meat and vegetables)

Declension

Derived terms


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