ܙܒܝܠܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Akkadian zanbilu, zabbilu[Cuneiform?]. Compare Arabic زَنْبِيل (zanbīl) and زِبِّيل (zibbīl) and Hebrew זְבִיל (zəḇîl).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [zabbilɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [zabbile(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܙܒܝܠܐ m (plural ܙܒܝܠܐ)

  1. basket, frail

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "zbyl" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, pp. 83a, 90a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, pp. 109a, 118a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 362b, 387b