גבה

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See also: ג־ב־ה

Hebrew[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Compare with Arabic جَبْهة(jabha, forehead), and Akkadian [script needed](gabāni).

Noun[edit]

גַּבָּה (gabaf (plural indefinite גבות, singular construct גבת־, plural construct גבות־) [pattern: קַטְלָה]

  1. eyebrow

Etymology 2[edit]

Root
ג־ב־הּ

From the root ג־ב־הּ(g-b-h, Forming words pertaining to height.).

Verb[edit]

גָּבַהּ (gaváh) (pa'al construction)

  1. become high, tall

Adjective[edit]

גָּבֹהַּ (gavóah)

  1. Defective spelling of גָּבוֹהַּ (“high, tall; large”).

Noun[edit]

גֹּבַהּ (góvahm

  1. Defective spelling of גּוֹבַהּ (“height ; level, to an extent”).

Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ג־ב־ה(g-b-, Forming words pertaining to collecting.).

Verb[edit]

גָּבָה (gavá) (pa'al construction)

  1. to collect (a debt)

Etymology 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

גִּבָּה (gibá) (pi'el construction)

  1. Defective spelling of גיבה