saban
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
saban
es; m. (?) A sheet On sabanum, id est scéte in sabanis (cf. on scétum in sabanis, 48, 47), Wrt. Voc. ii. 82, 57. [In Mt. 27, 59 the Gothic version translates σινδόνι by sabana. O. H. Ger. saban, sapon; m. sabanum, sindon, teristrum, linteum : Gk. σάβανον : Mid. Lat. sabanum : Span. sabana a sheet. Diefenbach ii. 770 cites an Arabic word sabaniyat fine stuff for girdles, veils, etc., with the derivation of it from the name of the town Sabano near Bagdad.]
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