ܒܝܬ ܢܗܪܝܢ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ܒܝܬ (bêṯ, between) + ܢܗܪܝܢ (nahrīn, rivers), referring to the Tigris and Euphrates.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ܒܝܬ ܢܗܪܝܢ f

  1. Mesopotamia (literally "[the land] between rivers")

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • "byt@nhryn"' in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 404b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 330a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 142a