שנהב

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Hebrew[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

A compound of שֵׁן(shén, tooth) and a disputed second element, probably from Egyptian ꜣbw (elephant).

Noun[edit]

שֶׁנְהָב‎ (shenhávm (plural indefinite שֶׁנְהַבִּים‎, singular construct שֶׁנְהַב־, plural construct שֶׁנְהַבֵּי־‎)

  1. ivory (material)
  2. ivory (color)
  3. (dentistry) dentin
    Synonym: דֶנְטִין
  4. (obsolete) elephant
    Synonym: פִּיל

Derived terms[edit]