יובל

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Related to אוּבָל ('uvál, stream) and יבל. Compare Arabic وَابِل (wābil), Aramaic אֲבוּל (ʾăḇūl).

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Verb[edit]

יוּבַל (yuvál)

  1. Third-person masculine singular future tense (prefix conjugation) of הוּבַל (huvál), has been led.

Noun[edit]

יוּבַל (yuválm (plural indefinite יוּבַלִּים, singular construct יוּבַל־, plural construct יוּבַלֵּי־)

  1. A tributary: a stream or river that empties into another stream or river.
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Proper noun[edit]

יוּבַל (yuválm

  1. A male given name, Yuval.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Hebrew יבל ("to bear, carry")

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

יוֹבֵל (yovélm (plural indefinite יוֹבְלִים, singular construct יוֹבֵל־, plural construct יוֹבְלֵי־)

  1. A ram, a male sheep.
  2. A shofar, a ram's-horn trumpet.

Etymology 3[edit]

Perhaps from the preceding; alternatively, from Proto-Indo-European – see discussion at jubilee.

Pronunciation[edit]

Same as the preceding.

Noun[edit]

יוֹבֵל (yovélm (plural indefinite יוֹבְלִים or יוֹבְלוֹת, singular construct יוֹבֵל־, plural construct יוֹבְלֵי־ or יוֹבְלוֹת־)

  1. (Jewish law) A Jubilee, a Jubilee year: a year of rest, prescribed by the Jewish Bible to occur each fiftieth year, after seven cycles of seven years.
  2. A period of fifty years.
  3. A jubilee, a period of celebration or rejoicing.

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