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See also: Nb, NB, nB, n.b., N.B., and N.-B.

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EnglishEdit

AbbreviationEdit

nb

  1. (cricket) no ball
  2. nota bene

AnagramsEdit


DemoticEdit

EtymologyEdit

from Egyptian nb (lord),

   

NounEdit

nb m

  1. lord

DescendantsEdit

  • Coptic: ⲛⲏⲃ (nēb) (Bohairic, Old Coptic)

EgyptianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

 
  1. all, every
InflectionEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Reconstructed) (Upper Egypt) IPA(key): /nib/
  • (Reconstructed) (Lower Egypt) IPA(key): /ˈniːbuw/[1]

NounEdit

 

 m

  1. lord, master
    • The Stela of Nakhti, BM EA 143:
         
       
               
         
         
      wsjr nb ḏdw nṯr ꜥꜣ […]
      Osiris, Lord of Djedu, the great god […]
  2. owner, possessor
  3. an epithet of the king
InflectionEdit
Alternative formsEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Demotic: nb
    • Coptic: ⲛⲏⲃ (nēb) (Bohairic, Old Coptic)

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

   

 m

  1. (rare) damage, sin
DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1995, Antonio Loprieno, Ancient Egyptian: A linguistic introduction, ISBN 0-521-44384-9
  • Černý, Jaroslav (1976) Coptic Etymological Dictionary, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ISBN 052107228X, page 106 — for the ‘sin’ sense, which is not found in the Wörterbuch.
  • Hoch, James (1997) Middle Egyptian Grammar, Mississauga: Benben Publications, ISBN 0920168124, page 42