לבן

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See also: לבֿן

Hebrew

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Etymology

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Root
ל־ב־ן (l-b-n)

From Proto-West Semitic *laban-. Cognate with Arabic لَبَن (laban, milk), Ugaritic 𐎍𐎁𐎐 (lbn), and Phoenician 𐤋𐤁𐤍 (lbn).

Pronunciation

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Adjective

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לָבָן (laván) (feminine לְבָנָה, masculine plural לְבָנִים, feminine plural לְבָנוֹת)

  1. white (color)
  2. white, White (race)

Derived terms

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See also

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Colors in Hebrew · צְבָעִים (ts'va'ím) (layout · text)
     לָבָן (laván)      אפוראָפֹר (afór)      שחורשָׁחֹר (shakhór)
             אדוםאָדֹם (adóm); אַרְגָּמָן (argamán)              כתוםכָּתֹם (katóm); חוּם (khum)              צהובצָהֹב (tsahóv); קרֶם (krem)
             ליים (láym)              ירוקיָרֹק (yarók)              ירוק נענעיָרֹק נַעְנַע (yarók nána)
             צִיאָן (tsi'án)              תְּכֵלֶת (t'khélet)              כחולכָּחֹל (kakhól)
             סגולסָגֹל (sagól); אִינְדִּיגוֹ (índigo)              מָגֶ׳נְטָה (madjénta); סגולסָגֹל (sagól)              ורודוָרֹד (varód)

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Verb

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ליבן / לִבֵּן (libén) (pi'el construction)

  1. defective spelling of ליבן

Verb

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לֻבַּן (lubán) (pu'al construction)

  1. defective spelling of לובן

Proper noun

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לָבָן (lavánm

  1. Laban (biblical character)

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Anagrams

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