ܐܒܕܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܐ-ܒ-ܕ (IPA(key): /ʔ-b-d/) related to perishing, or possibly from Hebrew אֲבַדּוֹן (ʾăḇaddôn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔavdɑnɑ(ʔ)], [ʔabdɑnɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܐܒܕܢܐ m (uncountable)

  1. ruin, destruction, annihilation
  2. perdition
  3. loss
  4. end

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • ")bdn" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 2a
  • Marcus Jastrow (1903), A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 2a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 2b