ܐܦܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܦ-ܬ-ܐ (IPA(key): /p-t-ʔ/) related to enlarging or increasing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔapp(ə)θɑ(ʔ)], [ʔaftɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܐܦܬܐ (transliteration needed) f (uncountable)

  1. space, place
  2. occasion, opportunity
  3. leisure
  4. delay
  5. cause

References[edit]

  • ")pt)" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 26b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 90a-b