jb

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

jb (plural jbs)

  1. Initialism of jailbait.

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Egyptian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Afro-Asiatic *lib (heart), cognate with Proto-Semitic *libb-.[1]

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Noun[edit]

ib
Z1

 m

  1. heart
  2. mind
    • Papyrus Chester Beatty V, The Hymn to the Nile flood [1]:
      (please add the primary text of this quote)
      smn mꜣꜥt m jbw rmṯ […]
      Truth is fixed in the minds of men […]
  3. intention
    • c. 1552 BCE, Kamose, Carnarvon Tablet I (Cairo JE 41790):
      ibZ1A1rn
      N42
      mA24kmmt
      niwt
      Ht
      D40
      T14mWA14
      Z2ss
      jb.j r nḥm kmt ḥ(w)t ꜥꜣmw
      My intention is to save Egypt and smite the Asiatics.
  4. emotional state
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Verb[edit]

ib
Z1

 2-lit.

  1. (intransitive) to wish, to intend (+ r: to wish to, to intend to)
  2. (transitive) to think, to suppose
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Etymology 2[edit]

perfective active participle of jbj (to be(come) thirsty)

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Noun[edit]

ibE8A2A1

 m

  1. thirsty man
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References[edit]

  • Faulkner, Raymond (1962) A Concise Dictionary of Middle Egyptian, Oxford: Griffith Institute, →ISBN
  • Erman, Adolf; Grapow, Hermann (1926) Wörterbuch der ägyptischen Sprache, volume 1, Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, →ISBN, page 59.10–60.13, 61.11, 61.15
  • Allen, James (2010) Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs, second edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 81, 166, 388, 456
  1. 1.0 1.1 Loprieno, Antonio (1995) Ancient Egyptian: A Linguistic Introduction, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 31