ܒܥܝܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Arabic بَعِير (baʿīr) and Hebrew בְּעִיר (bəʿīr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [b(ə)ʕirɑ(ʔ)] (singular and plural)

Noun[edit]

ܒܥܝܪܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܒܥܝܪܐ)

  1. sheep, cattle
  2. (by extension) domesticated animals, beasts of burden

Usage notes[edit]

While feminine in the singular, this word may be either feminine or masculine in the plural.

Antonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • "b(yr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 35a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 50b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 170b