ܚܒܠܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic حَبْل (ḥabl) and Hebrew חֶבֶל (ḥéḇel).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħavlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħavle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܒܠܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܚܒܠܐ)

  1. rope, cord
  2. line, row, series
  3. noose
  4. snare, trap
  5. measuring rope
  6. (by extension) portion, allotment; lot, tract of land
  7. space, area, zone, district, region
  8. troop, band
  9. flame
Inflection[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܒ-ܠ (IPA(key): /ħ-b-l/) related to giving birth. Compare Arabic حَبَل (ḥabal) and Hebrew חֵבֶל (ḥḗḇel).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħɛvlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħɛvle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܒܠܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܚܒܠܐ)

  1. travail, pang, pain (from childbirth)
  2. throe
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܒ-ܠ (IPA(key): /ħ-b-l/) related to perishing. Compare Arabic خَبَال (ḫabāl) and Hebrew חִבּוּל (ḥibbûl).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħ(ə)vɑlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħ(ə)vɑle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܒܠܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܚܒܠܐ)

  1. damage, destruction
  2. desolation
  3. injury, hurt, harm
  4. corruption
  5. adultery
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܒ-ܠ (IPA(key): /ħ-b-l/) related to perishing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħabbɑlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħabbɑle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܒܠܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܚܒܠܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܚܒܠܬܐ)

  1. destroyer, corrupter
  2. avenger
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "xbl" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 94a, b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 124a-b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 407b-408a