לבנה

See also: לבֿנה

HebrewEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Root
ל־ב־ן

AdjectiveEdit

לְבָנָה (l'vaná)

  1. feminine singular of לָבָן(white)

NounEdit

לְבָנָה (l'vanáf

  1. (literary) the moon
    • לַיְלָה לַיְלָה מִסְתַּכֶּלֶת הַלְּבָנָה / בַּפְּרָחִים אֲשֶׁר הֵנֵצּוּ בַּגִּנָּה. / בְּצִיצֵי הַיָּקִנְתּוֹן / בְּגַנֵּנוּ הַקָּטֹן / לַיְלָה לַיְלָה מִסְתַּכֶּלֶת הַלְּבָנָה.‎‎
      láyla láyla mistakélet hal'vaná / bap'rakhím 'ashér henétsu baginá. / b'tsitséi hayakintón / b'ganénu hakatón / láyla láyla mistakélet hal'vaná.
      Night after night the moon looks down / Upon the flowers that are blossoming in the garden. / Upon the buds of the hyacinth / In our tiny garden / Night after night the moon looks down.

Proper nounEdit

לְבָנָה (l'vánaf

  1. A female given name, Levana, equivalent to English Luna.

Etymology 2Edit

Root
ל־ב־ן

NounEdit

לְבֵנָה (l'venáf (plural indefinite לְבֵנִים‎) [pattern: קְטֵלָה]

  1. brick

Etymology 3Edit

Root
ל־ב־ן

NounEdit

לִבְנֶה (livném

  1. styrax
  2. (colloquial) birch

Etymology 4Edit

From South Levantine Arabic لَبْنَة(labna).

NounEdit

לַבָּנֶה (lábanef

  1. strained yogurt; labneh
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