זבוב

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
ז־ב־ב

From the root ז־ב־ב‎ , from Proto-Semitic *ḏbb, from Proto-Afro-Asiatic *ðuṗṗ. Cognate with Arabic ذُبَابٌ(ḏubābun), Akkadian 𒉏 (zumbu, zubbu, dubbum) and ultimately Coptic ⲁϥ (af).

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Noun[edit]

זְבוּב (zvuvm (plural indefinite זְבוּבִים‎, singular construct זְבוּב־, plural construct זְבוּבֵי־‎)

  1. fly (an insect of the order Diptera)

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