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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

A loan from Semitic. Compare Hebrew תֵּבָה(tebah, ark, vessel) and Egyptian dꜣbt (box).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

θῖβῐς (thîbisf (genitive θῑ́βεως); third declension

  1. A basket plaited from papyrus

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