נביא

See also: נבֿיא

AramaicEdit

NounEdit

נְבִיָּא (nəḇiyyā) (feminine counterpart נְבִיתָא‎)

  1. prophet

Derived termsEdit

  • בַרְנֶבֻאָה(barneḇú’â, literally prophet's son)
    • Arabic: بَرْنَابَا(barnābā)
    • Ancient Greek: Βαρναβᾶς (Barnabâs) (see there for further descendants)

HebrewEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Root
נ־ב־א

From the root נ־ב־א‎. Compare Tigre ነቢ (näbi), Arabic نَبِيّ(nabiyy).

NounEdit

נָבִיא (navím (plural indefinite נְבִיאִים‎, singular construct נְבִיא־, plural construct נְבִיאֵי־‎, feminine counterpart נְבִיאָה‎) [pattern: קָטִיל]

  1. A prophet: one who speaks by divine inspiration.
  2. (נְבִיא־‎, n'ví-) Singular construct state form of נָבִיא.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See הֵבִיא(heví).

VerbEdit

נָבִיא (naví)

  1. First-person plural future (prefix conjugation) of הֵבִיא(heví).