דוב

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Hebrew[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *dubb- ‎(bear), from Proto-Afro-Asiatic *dab- ‎(big animal). Compare Arabic دبّ ‎(dubb), Aramaic דבא ‎(debā, debo), Maltese debb, Swahili dubu

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

דוב \ דֹּב ‎(dovm ‎(plural indefinite דובים \ דֻּבִּים) [pattern: קֹטֶל]

  1. bear

Proper noun[edit]

דוב ‎(dovm

  1. A male given name, Dov.