ܒܝܬ ܓܒܝܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ܒܝܬ (bêṯ, between) + ܓܒܝܢܐ (gəḇīnēʾ, the eyebrows).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [be(j)θ ɡ(ə)vine(ʔ)] (singular and plural)

Noun[edit]

ܒܝܬ ܓܒܝܢܐ m (plural ܒܝܬ ܓܒܝܢܐ)

  1. (anatomy) glabella, brow, forehead

References[edit]

  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 41b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 59a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 142a