ܓܒܝܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܓ-ܒ-ܢ (IPA(key): /ɡ-b-n/) related to stiffening. Compare Arabic جَبِين (ǧabīn) and Hebrew גְּבִין (gəḇîn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡ(ə)vinɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡ(ə)vine(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܒܝܢܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܓܒܝܢܐ)

  1. (anatomy) eyebrow
  2. brow, ridge, peak, summit

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • "gbyn" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • 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. 200b