ܛܒܥܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܛ-ܒ-ܥ (IPA(key): /tˁ-b-ʕ/) related to sealing. Compare Arabic طَبْع (ṭabʿ) and Hebrew טֶבַע (ṭéḇaʿ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tˁavʕɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tˁavʕe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܛܒܥܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܛܒܥܐ)

  1. seal, impression
  2. signet, stamp, mold/mould, die
  3. gem, precious stone
  4. (numismatics) coin
  5. (anatomy) hymen
  6. (medicine) pill
  7. (Christianity) eucharistic bread signed with the cross
  8. authenticity
  9. signature
  10. text
  11. opinion
  12. type, style, character, meter/metre
  13. quagmire, muddy spot
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܛ-ܒ-ܥ (IPA(key): /tˁ-b-ʕ/) related to sealing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tˁ(ə)vɑʕɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tˁ(ə)vɑʕe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܛܒܥܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܛܒܥܐ)

  1. sealing, setting
  2. mold/mould
  3. sunset
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Tb(" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 122a-b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 167a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 512a