Akkadian edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Semitic *ʔirb- (locust). Cognate with Arabic إِرْبِيَان (ʔirbiyān, shrimp) and Biblical Hebrew אַרְבֶּה (ʔarbɛ́, locust).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

erbum m (construct state erib, plural erbû)

  1. locust
    Synonym: 𒉅𒅕𒄀𒈝 (ergilum)

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