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  • A peculiarity of the Rif dialect is the change of the Arabic "1" to "r," and this would seem to support this derivation, "b" and "f" being interchangeable through "v."
  • The meaning and derivation of the name are not known.
  • The derivation of the word labarum is disputed; it appears to be connected with the Basque labarva, signifying standard.
  • The derivation of the word has been much debated.
  • Her original home was on the river Numicius near Lavinium, where there was a spring called after her, supposed to possess healing qualities (whence the old Roman derivation from juvare, to help).

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