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Berber etymology :

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Proto-Berber: *b_/bVli
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'sheep, rams'
Ghadames: ta-b_ali 'brebis' Kössm. No. 193
Audjila: te-b_el id. ibid. (Par. 171)
Notes: Gurara Tuat Tidikelt belli 'moutons' N-Z, 52. Kössm., 97: Kinderwörter. Tak. II, 24 "therefore cannot be considered"
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Afroasiatic etymology :

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Proto-Afro-Asiatic: *bawil ~ *wabil- ~ *mbVl-
Meaning: ram
Semitic: *wābil- 'ram'
Berber: *b_/bVli 'sheep, rams'
Egyptian: *ybl 'ovis tragelaphus'
Western Chadic: *mbil- 'sheep'
Central Chadic: *bVlaw ~ *bV(ʔ)wVl- 'ram, goat'
East Chadic: *bVl(bVl)- 'goat'
Low East Cushitic: *bulal- 'lamb'
High East Cushitic: *ʔambul- 'goat' 1, 'ram' 2
South Cushitic: *mbal- 'bush-buck', Tragelaphus scriptus (antelope) (?)
Notes: HSED 2570: Hbr. Eg. Mafa Mkk 'buffalo'. EDE II, 23-24. Cf. *bal- 'sheep' in non-Afras. African languages (C.Sud., W.Atl.)
afaset-meaning,afaset-sem,afaset-brb,afaset-egy,afaset-wch,afaset-cch,afaset-ech,afaset-lec,afaset-hec,afaset-scu,afaset-notes,

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Semitic etymology :

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Number: 2549
Proto-Semitic: *wābil-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: ram
Phoenician: ybl 'ram' [T 123], [Krah. 204] (in the punic priestly tariff KAI 69/7: bybl ʔm bʕz 'for a ram or a goat').
Hebrew: yōbēl 'ram' [KB 398]; pB. 'leader, bell-wether, ram' [Ja. 567]. Only in ḳärän/šōpǝrōt hayyōbēl/yōbǝlīm 'horn(s) of the ram(s)' as musical instruments (in Jos 6 passim and Ex 9.13). Designation of the fiftieth year as the "jubilee year" is thought to be derived from this faunal term (cf. [BDB 385]: ""originally no doubt ... 'year of the ram('s horn)'".
Aramaic: Dem. ʔybl 'ram' [HJ 1252].
Judaic Aramaic: yūbǝlā 'ram' [Ja. 567], ywbl (ywbylh, ywblh) 'lamb' [Sok. 237]. It seems difficult to establish what linguistic backround underlies the passage quoted (bʕrbyʔ ṣwwḥyn lʔymrʔ ywblʔ 'in Arabia they call a ram y.' Ber. 13c(6)); the term is marked as "dial." (= "dialectal"?) by Sokoloff. Cf. further [Talshir 153- 4].
Arabic: wābilat- 'petits chameaux ou agneaux; petits d'un trou- peau composé de chameaux ou de moutons' [BK 2 1478], [Fr. IV 431], [LA XI 722]. Not without semantic difficulties.
Notes: The form ya-bi-li 'rams' (= Sum. UDU.NITÁ.MES̆) in the Neo- Assyrian lexical list Practical Vocabulary Assur 305 [AHw. 411], [CAD i 321] must be an Aramaic loanword. In [DRS 486] Enm. Gyt. web_äna, End. web_äna 'the young (male) of a goat or sheep' [LGur. 641] are tentatively compared to the present root (with assimilation *l > n influenced by b and w?). Akk. būlu 'herd of cattle, sheep or horses' OB on [CAD b 313], [AHw. 137] is noteworthy in spite of the fact that the term is also used to denote wild animals. [DRS 485]: Akk. (yabilu), Pho., Hbr., Arm., Arb. (wābil- 'chamelons, agneaux'); [T 123]: Pho., Hbr., Arm., Arb. (wābil- 'young sheep'), Akk. (yabilu).
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Egyptian etymology :

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Old Egyptian: ỉbꜣw
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'Mähnenschaf (ovis tragelaphus)' OK; MK E-G I, 62
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West Chadic etymology :

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Proto-WChadic: *mbil-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'sheep'
Geji: mbila 'sheep' Skin. 95, 34
wchet-prnum,wchet-meaning,wchet-gej,

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Central Chadic etymology :

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Proto-CChadic: *bVlaw ~ *bV(ʔ)wVl-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'ram, goat'
Boka: ḅwǝ̀lǝ 'goat' Tak II, 24
Mafa=Matakam: bǝ́láw 'race de mouton sp.' Tak. II 24 apud Brt-Bléis, 88
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East Chadic etymology :

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Proto-EChadic: *bVl(bVl)-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'goat'
Lele: bùlóbùló 'bouc (he-goat)' Tak. II, 24 apud WP, 1982, 8; bùló bùló [Grg]
Kabalai: bâl [Cp]
Migama: bṑlíyò [JMig]
Sokoro: bàl [CLR: 169]
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Low East Cushitic etymology :

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Proto-Low East Cushitic: *bulal-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'lamb'
Oromo (Galla): bulā́l-ē 'Lamm' Rn. 1902, 90
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High East Cushitic etymology :

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Proto-High East Cushitic: *ʔambul-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'goat' 1, 'ram' 2
Hadiya (Gudella): ambula 2
Kambatta: ambula 1, 2
hecet-prnum,hecet-meaning,hecet-had,hecet-kmb,

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South Cushitic etymology :

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Proto-South Cushitic: *mbal-
Afroasiatic etymology: Afroasiatic etymology
Meaning: 'bush-buck', Tragelaphus scriptus (antelope)
Ma'a (Mbugu): mbāla 'Buschbock' Mnh. 1906, 313
Notes: from Tak. II, 24
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