https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SenorDustin

Is דָּבַךְ a real word?

שלום! I'm trying to make a vocabulary set with a list of 1000 Old Testament Hebrew words, but there is one work which is holding me up. I have a textbook, lexicon, and know how to use various online resources; however, I can't even find the word at all. If there are any fluent Hebrew speakers out there, could you please help me out?

October 31, 2018

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EilatBenEl

I'm a native speaker; never heard of this word. A google search shows it serves as a family name, but I have no idea what's the origin. The word דָּבַךְ doesn't show in the bible. (you can search the bible here: https://www.mechon-mamre.org/i/t/t0.htm)

October 31, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SenorDustin

Thanks for your help, as well as the resource.

October 31, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IngeborgHa14

How about דֻּבְּךָ ("your bear")? There is no qal-verb of the root ד-ב-ך, like your vowel points suggest.

October 31, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SenorDustin

The only thing I could find anywhere was "your bear", which doesn't seem right based on the rest of the words I was looking for. Thanks for your confirmation.

October 31, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Danapl02

I've never heard of this word

November 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jorje693706

Where did you find this word?

August 13, 2019
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