סבב

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Hebrew[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Root
ס־ב־ב(s-b-b)

Compare Ugaritic 𐎒𐎁 (sb /sabba/, to turn).

Verb[edit]

סָבַב (saváv) (pa'al construction, infinitive לסוב \ לָסֹב‎, present סוֹבֵב‎, future יסוב \ יִסֹּבor יסוב \ יָסֹב‎, imperative סוב \ סֹב‎, passive counterpart נָסַבor נָסֵב‎)

  1. to surround, encircle
  2. to revolve, rotate
  3. to turn, change direction
  4. to traverse, wander around
  5. to spread out, go around

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