๐“‹๐“ƒ€๐“…ฑ๐“ŒŸ

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Egyptian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

๐“‹ (ศb) + phonetic complement ๐“ƒ€ (b) + ๐“…ฑ (w) + determinative ๐“ŒŸ (qs, โ€œboneโ€).

From Proto-Afro-Asiatic *leb (compare Tangale labata, Mukulu สพelbi).[1]

Noun[edit]

๐“‹๐“ƒ€๐“…ฑ๐“ŒŸ (3bw)

  1. elephant

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  1. ^ Vladimir Orel & Olga Stolboga, Hamito-Semitic Etymological Dictionary: Materials for a Reconstruction, s.v. โ€œ1662 *leb- โ€˜elephantโ€™โ€ (Leiden: Brill, 1995), 360.