See also: bībele, bībelē, and Bībelē

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Bībele

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek βιβλία(biblía, books), plural of βιβλίον(biblíon, small book), originally a diminutive of βίβλος(bíblos, book), from βύβλος(búblos, papyrus) (from the ancient Phoenician city of Byblos which exported this writing material).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Bībele f ‎(5th declension)

  1. the Bible, the Christian holy book
  2. (cf. bībele) a bible, a copy of the Bible

DeclensionEdit