زنبور

ArabicEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Aramaic זבּור(zibbūr, hornet), doublet of دَبُّور(dabbūr); cognates with Classical Syriac ܕܒܘܪܐ(debbōrā) and Hebrew דְּבוֹרָה‎(dvorá).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

زُنْبُور (zunbūrm (plural زَنَابِير(zanābīr))

  1. hornet
    كُنْتُ أَظُنُّ أَنَّ الْعَقْرَبَ أَشَدُّ لَسْعَةً مِنَ الزُّنْبُورِ فَإِذَا هُوَ هِيَ
    kuntu ʾaẓunnu ʾanna l-ʿaqraba ʾašaddu lasʿatan mina z-zunbūri faʾiḏā huwa hiya
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DeclensionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

  • Maltese: żunżan (probably)
  • Persian: زنبور(zanbur)

ReferencesEdit

  • Freytag, Georg (1833), “زنبور”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 2, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 257

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EtymologyEdit

Arabic زُنْبُور(zunbūr)

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kabuli): IPA(key): /zambuːɾ/

NounEdit

Dari Persian زنبور
Iranian Persian
Tajik занбӯр (zanbür)

زنبور (zanbur) (plural زنبورها(zanbur-hâ))

  1. hornet
  2. wasp
  3. bee

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