ܒܙܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [bɛzzɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [bɛzze(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܒܙܐ m (plural ܒܙܐ)

  1. (anatomy) nipple, teat, breast
  2. (pathology) ulcers on the skin of the cornea
  3. (figuratively, in the plural) mountains
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭡𐭠𐭦 (bāz). Compare Arabic بَاز (bāz) and Hebrew בַּז (baz).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [bɑzɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [bɑze(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܒܙܐ m (plural ܒܙܐ)

  1. hawk, falcon
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "bz"' in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 27a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 40a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 132b