nb

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

English[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

nb

  1. (cricket) no ball
  2. nota bene

Anagrams[edit]


Demotic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

from Egyptian nb (lord),

V30 A1

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]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nb

 m

  1. lord, master
    • The Stela of Nakhti, BM EA 143:
      Q1 ir
      nb
      A40 Dd Dd w O49
      t Z1
      nTr aA
      wsjr nb ḏdw nṯr ꜥꜣ […]
      Osiris, Lord of Djedu, the great god […]
  2. owner, possessor
Inflection[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Demotic: nb
    • Coptic: ⲛⲏⲃ (nēb) (Bohairic, Old Coptic)

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

nbw G37

 m

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1995, Antonio Loprieno, Ancient Egyptian: A linguistic introduction, ISBN 0-521-44384-9
  • Černý, Jaroslav (1976) Coptic Etymological Dictionary, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ISBN 052107228X, page 106 — for the ‘sin’ sense, which is not found in the Wörterbuch.