عناب

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Arabic[edit]

عُنَّاب
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Etymology[edit]

From the root ع ن ب(ʿ-n-b) meaning a grape, berry, fruit, flower, or shoot; from Proto-Semitic *ʿanbab- (fruit, flower, shoot), ultimately Proto-Afro-Asiatic *ʿanbab- (plant, flower). Compare Arabic عِنَب(ʿinab, grape), Hebrew עֵנָב(ʿēnāḇ, grape), Hebrew עֲנָבָה‎(ʿănāḇā), Aramaic עֲנָבָא(ʿănnāḇā, stalk of grapes), עִנְּבָא(ʿinneḇā, cluster of grapes), עִנְבְּתָא(ʿinbəṯā, berry), Classical Syriac ܥܷܢܒ݂݁ܳܬܐ(ʿinbəṯā, berry), Ugaritic 𐎙𐎐𐎁 (ġnb, fruit, grape(s)), Sabaean 𐩲𐩬𐩨(vineyard), and Akkadian 𒄧 (GURUN /enbu/, fruit).

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Noun[edit]

عُنَّاب (ʿunnābm (collective, singulative عُنَّابَة(ʿunnāba))

  1. jujube (Ziziphus jujuba)
    • وفيه ينضج الخوخ والرمان والسفرجل ويسود بعض حب الريتون ويطيب حب شجر المشتهى والبلوط والقسطل ويفصل الجوز وهو أفضل وقت جمعه وفيه يجمع الصنوبر والعناب ويظهر فيه الأسفاراج وفيه يبدئ بالحرث والزراعة بعد نزول الغيث وذلك في بعض البلاد وفيه تجمع الكراويا والكمون واللوبياء والدرونج وبزور الأحباق والكزبر والأرز وتقلع الحناء.‎‎
      In this ripen the peach, the pomegranate, and the quince, and some olives become black, and the common whitebeam and the oak and the chestnut become good, and the walnuts open, and it is the best time to gather them, and in it pines and jujubes are harvested, and in it asparagus appears, and one begins to till and sow after the rain in some regions, and one collects caraway and jeera and green beans and leopard’s bane and basil seeds and coriander and rice and pulls the henna.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Armenian: յուննապ (yunnap)

Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic عُنَّاب(ʿunnāb).

Noun[edit]

عناب (ʻanâb)

  1. jujube