šbt / Semitic roots

Examples of words with the root šbt: Sabbath.

šbt

Central Semitic, to cease, rest.

a. Sabbath, sabbatical, Shabbat, from Hebrew šabbāt, Sabbath, from šābat, to cease, rest;;
b. Shabbos, from Ashkenazic Hebrew pronunciation of šabbāt (see above).
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