ܓܪܒܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic جَرَب (ǧarab) and Hebrew גָּרָב (gārāḇ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡar(ə)vɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡar(ə)ve(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܪܒܐ c (plural ܓܪܒܐ)

  1. (pathology) leprosy; scabies
  2. mouldiness
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Modified from above.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡarbɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡarbe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܪܒܐ m (plural ܓܪܒܐ)

  1. leper
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Compare Akkadian [script?] (gurābu)[Cuneiform?] and Arabic جِرَاب (ǧirāb).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡrɑvɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡrɑve(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܪܒܐ m (plural ܓܪܒܐ)

  1. jar, jug, bottle, pitcher
  2. well, pit
  3. robe, garment
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "grb" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 53b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 77a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 255a