נגב to be dry, be parched.
    — Qal - נָגַב was dry, became dry.
    — Pi. - נִגֵּב he dried, wiped.
    — Pu. - נֻגַּב was dried, was wiped.
    — Hith. - הִתְנֵגֵּב he dried himself, became dry. [Aram.-Syr. נֶגֵב (= dried up, became dry). Base of נֶגֶב.] Derivatives: נָגוּב, נִגּוּב, נְגִיבָה, הִתְנֵגְּבוּת, מַגָּב, מַגֶּבֶת.