يربوع

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Semitic *ʿakbar- (mouse) mingled with عُرْقُوب(ʿurqūb, hamstring, Achilles tendon) from *ʿarqūb- (hamstring, Achilles tendon) in specialization to the fauna of the Arabian desert where the jerboa is marked by its jumping muscles. Compare Classical Syriac ܥܽܘܩܒܪܳܐ(ʾuqbarā, mouse), Hebrew עַכְבָּר(ʾaḵbār, mouse).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

يَرْبُوع (yarbūʿm (plural يَرَابِيع(yarābīʿ))

  1. jerboa

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: jerboa
  • Latin: gerbo