ܝܒܡܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Feminine form of ܝܒܡܐ (yaḇmā(ʾ), brother-in-law), from Hebrew יָבָם (yāḇām). Compare Hebrew יְבָמָה (yəḇāmâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jəbamtɑʔ/, [ʔivamtɑ(ʔ)], [javm(ə)θɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [javmɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܝܒܡܬܐ f (plural ܝܒܡܬܐ ; singular masculine counterpart ܝܒܡܐ)

  1. sister-in-law (specifically brother's wife)

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "ybmh" 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