ܒܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *bin-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܒܪܐ m (plural ܒܢܝܐ ; singular feminine counterpart ܒܪܬܐ)

  1. son
  2. young (of an animal)
  3. descendant, scion
  4. follower, disciple, partisan
  5. member, companion
  6. (in the plural) freemen
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *barr-. Cognate with Arabic بَرّ (barr) and Hebrew בַּר (bar).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [barrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [barre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܒܪܐ m (plural ܒܪܐ)

  1. field, wild, open country
  2. outside, outdoors
  3. external part, outer side
Inflection[edit]
Antonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܒܪܐ f (plural ܒܪܘܬܐ ,ܒܪܬܐ ,ܒܪܐ)

  1. Alternative spelling of ܒܐܪܐ.
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "br" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 36a-b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 53a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 177b