[ jam-bee-yuh ]
/ dʒæmˈbi yə /
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an Arabian knife having a curved, double-edged blade, usually with a central rib.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Origin of jambiya
From the Arabic word janbīyah
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