יובל

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Related to אוּבָל (uvál, stream) and יבל. Compare Arabic وَابِل (wābil), Aramaic אֲבוּל (abúl).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Modern Israeli) IPA(key): /juˈval/

Noun[edit]

יוּבַל (yuválm (plural indefinite form יוּבַלִּים, singular construct form יוּבַל־, plural construct form יוּבַלֵּי־)

  1. A tributary: a stream or river that empties into another stream or river.
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Modern Israeli) IPA(key): /joˈvel/

Noun[edit]

יוֹבֵל (yovélm (plural indefinite form יוֹבְלִים, singular construct form יוֹבֵל־, plural construct form יוֹבְלֵי־)

  1. A ram, a male sheep.
  2. A shofar, a ram's-horn trumpet.

Etymology 3[edit]

Perhaps from the preceding; alternatively, from Proto-Indo-European – see discussion at jubilee.

Pronunciation[edit]

Same as the preceding.

Noun[edit]

יוֹבֵל (yovélm (plural indefinite form יוֹבְלִים, singular construct form יוֹבֵל־, plural construct form יוֹבְלֵי־)

  1. A Jubilee, a Jubilee year: a year of rest, prescribed by the Jewish Bible to occur each fiftieth year, after seven cycles of seven years.
  2. A period of fifty years.
  3. A jubilee, a period of celebration or rejoicing.

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