בקבוק

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
ב־ק־ב־ק

Probably of onomatopoeic origin, imitating gurgling of water when it is poured out of a bottle. Compare Arabic بَقْبَقَة(baqbaqa, gurgling sound), Classical Syriac ܒܿܲܓܼܒܿܘܼܓܼܵܐ(baḡbūḡā, pitcher).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

בַּקְבּוּק (bakbúkm (plural indefinite בַּקְבּוּקִים‎, singular construct בַּקְבּוּק־, plural construct בַּקְבּוּקֵי־‎)

  1. a bottle

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