ܕܦܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Akkadian dappu[Cuneiform needed]. Compare Arabic دَفّ (daff) and Hebrew דַּף (daᵽ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [dappɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [dappe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܕܦܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܕܦܐ)

  1. pole, beam, plank, joist
  2. board, tablet, table
  3. tablets bound together to make a book
  4. page, leaf
  5. brook

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "dp" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 68b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 96a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 316a