- not yet speaking
Derivation: from an obsolete particle νή- (implying negation) and G2031;
KJV Usage: babe, child (+ -ish).G2031
2) a minor, not of age
3) metaph. childish, untaught, unskilled
From an obsolete particle νη ne ; implying negation and G2031; not speaking, that is, an infant (minor); figuratively a simple minded person, an immature Christian
KJV Usage: babe, child (+ -ish).