Arabic ka‘bacube, cubic structurefromka‘abato swell, be full (said of breasts)kʕb in Semitic roots
Kmba, Kaaba, or Kaabeh, the sacred shrine of Mahommedanism, containing the "black stone," in the middle of the great mosque at Mecca.
the lord or owner of Shard; s he was worshipped under the form of a black rectangular stone, a sort of Petraean Kaaba (Suidas Lex.
Not improbably they spoke a dialect (or dialects) akin to Arabic or Aramaic. 5 According to the Mahommedans, Ishmael, who is recognized as their ancestor, lies buried with his mother in the Kaaba in Mecca.