عنبر

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: عنتر

Arabic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian ʾmbl (ambar, ambergris).

Noun[edit]

عَنْبَر (ʿanbarm

  1. ambergris
  2. ellipsis of حُوت الْعَنْبَر (ḥūt al-ʿanbar, sperm whale, cachalot)
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Jacob, Georg (1886) Der Bernstein bei den Arabern des Mittelalters[1], Berlin: Carl Fraenkel

Etymology 2[edit]

From Persian انبار (ambâr).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

عَنْبَر (ʿanbarm (plural عَنَابِر (ʿanābir))

  1. storeroom, stowage; depot; hangar
Declension[edit]

References[edit]