demb

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic ذنب (ḏanab)

Noun[edit]

demb m (plural dnub)

  1. (anatomy) tail
    • (Exodus 4:4, King James Version)
      U l-Mulej qal lil Mosè: Midd idek, u aqbdu minn dembu - u medd idu u qabdu, u sar ħatar f'idu
      And the Lord said unto Moses, Put forth thine hand, and take it by the tail. And he put forth his hand, and caught it, and it became a rod in his hand.