ܒܪܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *bint-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܒܪܬܐ f (plural ܒܢܬܐ ; singular masculine counterpart ܒܪܐ)

  1. daughter, girl
  2. young, egg
  3. (in the plural, used in compounds) grains, seeds, berries
  4. (figuratively, in the plural) suburbs, village, small towns
Inflection[edit]
Usage notes[edit]

This word does not occur in the absolute singular state.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܒܪܬܐ f (plural ܒܪܬܐ)

  1. Alternative spelling of ܒܝܪܬܐ.
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "brh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 37a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, pp. 53a, 56b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 192b