אבוב

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Aramaic[edit]

Noun[edit]

אַבּוּב, אַבּוּבָא (transliteration needed?

  1. reed, flute
  2. pipe, tube

References[edit]

  • Jastrow, Marcus (1903) A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature, London, New York: Luzac & Co., G.P. Putnam's Sons

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Most likely a loan word from Akkadian 𒄀𒁍 (GI.GID2, GI.BU /embūbu, enbūbu, ebbūbu/, flute), which probably derived from base "n-b-b" (to be hollow). Compare Arabic أُنْبُوب(ʾunbūb, pipe, tube). [1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

אַבּוּב or אִיבּוּב (abúv or ibúvm

  1. (modern, אַבּוּב only) Oboe.
  2. reed, flute
  3. pipe, tube

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Klein, Ernest. 1987. "A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Hebrew Language for Readers of English". The University of Haifa.