דוב

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Hebrew[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *dubb- (bear), from Proto-Afro-Asiatic *dab- (big animal). Compare Arabic دبّ (dubb), Aramaic דבא (debā, debo), Maltese debb, Swahili dubu

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

דוב \ דֹּב (dovm (plural indefinite form דובים \ דֻּבִּים)

  1. bear

Proper noun[edit]

דוב (dovm

  1. A male given name