kõrb

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See also: korb and Korb

Estonian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finnic [Term?]. Cognate to Finnish korpi and Livvi korbi (big spruce forest).

Noun[edit]

kõrb (genitive kõrve, partitive kõrbe)

  1. (rare) a large uninhabited forest
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Etymology 2[edit]

Derived from kõrb (large uninhabited forest). Originally used in the Bible, meaning "uninhabited area".

Noun[edit]

kõrb (genitive kõrbe, partitive kõrbet)

  1. desert
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Etymology 3[edit]

Derived from kõrbema (to singe)

Adjective[edit]

kõrb (genitive kõrvi, partitive kõrbi)

  1. red-brown, tawny
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