ܒܝܪܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Akkadian 𒁉𒅕𒌅 (birtu [BI.IR.TU]). Compare Hebrew בִּירָה (birâ) and the Old Armenian loanword բերդ (berd).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [birtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [birɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܒܝܪܬܐ f (plural ܒܝܪܬܐ)

  1. palace, castle, court
  2. fortress, citadel
Inflection[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [bajjɑrtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [bajjɑrɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Adjective[edit]

ܒܝܪܬܐ

  1. feminine emphatic singular of ܒܝܪܐ
  2. feminine emphatic plural of ܒܝܪܐ

References[edit]

  • "byrh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon. Retrieved 2013-03-31.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 29a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 43a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 115a, 143b