נביא

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See also: נבֿיא

Aramaic[edit]

Noun[edit]

נְבִיָּא (nəḇiyyā) (feminine counterpart נְבִיתָא‎)

  1. prophet

Derived terms[edit]

  • בַרְנֶבֻאָה(barneḇú’â, literally prophet's son)
    • Arabic: بَرْنَابَا(barnābā)
    • Ancient Greek: Βαρναβᾶς (Barnabâs) (see there for further descendants)

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Root
נ־ב־א

From the root נ־ב־א‎. Compare Tigre ነቢ (näbi), Arabic نبي‎.

Noun[edit]

נָבִיא (navím (plural indefinite נְבִיאִים‎, singular construct נְבִיא־, plural construct נְבִיאֵי־‎, feminine counterpart נְבִיאָה‎) [pattern: קָטִיל]

  1. A prophet: one who speaks by divine inspiration.
  2. (נְבִיא־‎, n'ví-) Singular construct state form of נָבִיא.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See הֵבִיא(heví).

Verb[edit]

נָבִיא (naví)

  1. First-person plural future (prefix conjugation) of הֵבִיא(heví).