nb

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See also: Nb, NB, nB, n.b., N.B., and N.-B.

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

nb

  1. (cricket) Initialism of no ball.

Phrase[edit]

nb

  1. Initialism of nota bene.

Adjective[edit]

nb (not comparable)

  1. Initialism of non-binary.

Anagrams[edit]


Demotic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

from Egyptian nb (lord),

V30A1

Noun[edit]

nb m

  1. lord

Descendants[edit]

  • Coptic: ⲛⲏⲃ (nēb) (Bohairic, Old Coptic)

Egyptian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

nb
  1. all, every
Inflection[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

nb

 m

  1. lord, master
    • The Stela of Nakhti, BM EA 143:
      Q1ir
      nb
      A40DdDdwO49
      t Z1
      nTraA
      wsjr nb ḏdw nṯr ꜥꜣ […]
      Osiris, Lord of Djedu, the great god […]
  2. owner, possessor
  3. an epithet of the king
Inflection[edit]
Alternative forms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Demotic: nb
    • Coptic: ⲛⲏⲃ (nēb) (Bohairic, Old Coptic)

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

(reconstructed Late Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈnaβʔə/

Noun[edit]

nbwG37

 m

  1. (rare) damage, sin
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Loprieno, Antonio (1995) Ancient Egyptian: A Linguistic Introduction, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 36, 55
  • Černý, Jaroslav (1976) Coptic Etymological Dictionary, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 106 — for the ‘sin’ sense, which is not found in the Wörterbuch.
  • Hoch, James (1997) Middle Egyptian Grammar, Mississauga: Benben Publications, →ISBN, page 42