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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

from the root ن ب و (n-b-w), however not directly related to the formations thereof but borrowed from Aramaic נְבִיָּא (n'ḇiyyā) (absolutive form: נְבִי (n'ḇī)) the root of which is cognate to the Arabic root ن ب ء (n-b-ʾ). Compare Hebrew נָבִיא (naví).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

نَبِيّ (nabiyym (plural نَبِيُّون (nabiyyūn) or أَنْبِيَاء (ʾanbiyāʾ))

  1. prophet

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “نبو”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, ISBN 0-87950-003-4

PashtoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic نَبِيّ (nabiyy), from Aramaic נְבִיָּא (n'ḇiyyā) (absolutive form: נְבִי (n'ḇī)).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

نبي (nabim

  1. (religion) prophet