ܝܒܝܫܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Elliptical form of ܐܪܥܐ ܝܒܝܫܬܐ (ʾarʿāʾ yabbīštāʾ), from ܐܪܥܐ (ʾarʿāʾ, land) + ܝܒܝܫܬܐ (yabbīštāʾ, dry), from the root ܝ-ܒ-ܫ (IPA(key): /j-b-ʃ/) related to dryness. Compare Hebrew יַבָּשָׁה (yabbāšâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [jabbiʃtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [jabbiʃɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܝܒܝܫܬܐ f (plural ܝܒܝܫܬܐ)

  1. earth, dry land

Inflection[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ܝܒܝܫܬܐ

  1. feminine emphatic singular of ܝܒܝܫܐ
  2. feminine emphatic plural of ܝܒܝܫܐ

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