إبل

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See also: أبل‎, أتل, and اتل

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʾibl-.

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Noun[edit]

إِبِل (ʾibilf (collective, plural آبَال(ʾābāl))

  1. (collective, plural only) camels
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 88:17:
      أَفَلَا يَنْظُرُونَ إِلَى ٱلْإِبِلِ كَيْفَ خُلِقَتْ
      ʾafalā yanẓurūna ʾilā l-ʾibili kayfa ḵuliqat
      Then do they not look unto the camels – how they are created?

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References[edit]

  • Voigt, Rainer (2009), “Semitic Languages”, in Versteegh, Kees, editor, Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, volume 4, Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 174