𐤏𐤁𐤃

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Punic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʿabd- (slave). Compare Hebrew עֶבֶד (ʿéḇeḏ), Aramaic עַבְדָּא (ʿaḇdā), Arabic عَبْد (ʿabd).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

𐤏𐤁𐤃 (ʿbd)

  1. slave, servant
    • 2nd Century BCE, Cippi of Melqart
      lʾdnn.mlqrt.bʿl.ṣr.ʾš.ndr
      ʿbdk.ʿbdʾsr.wʾ(ḥy).ʾsršmr[?]
      To our master Melqart, Lord of Tyre, dedicated by
      Your slave ʿAbdʾ Osir and his brother ʾOsirshamar.