tabut

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish تابوت (tabut), from Persian تابوت (tâbut), from Arabic تابوت (tābūt), from Classical Syriac ܬܝܒܘܬܐ (tēḇūṯā), ultimately from Egyptian

DbA t
pr

ḏb3.t (sarcophagus, coffin) or

T b O39

ṯb (chest, box).

Compare Demotic tby.t (“sarcophagus, shrine, chest”), db.t and tb.t (“chest”), and Coptic ⲧⲁⲓⲃⲉ (tajbǝ, chest, coffin).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tabut (definite accusative tabutu, plural tabutlar)

  1. coffin

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