ܝܒܡܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew יָבָם (yāḇām).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [javmɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [javme(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܝܒܡܐ (transliteration needed) m (plural ܝܒܡܐ ; singular feminine counterpart ܝܒܡܬܐ)

  1. brother-in-law (specifically husband's brother)

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References[edit]

  • "ybm" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 136a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 185b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 561a