ܟܒܫܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic كَبْش (kabš). Compare Hebrew כֶּבֶשׂ (kéḇeś).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kɛvʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [kɛvʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܒܫܐ m (plural ܟܒܫܐ ; singular feminine counterpart ܢܩܝܐ)

  1. ram, wether
Inflection[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Old Armenian: քօշ (kʿōš)

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܟ-ܒ-ܫ (IPA(key): /k-b-ʃ/) related to pressing. Compare Arabic كَبْس (kabs).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [k(ə)vɑʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [k(ə)vɑʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܒܫܐ m (plural ܟܒܫܐ)

  1. pressure
  2. assault, conquest, taking by storm
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ܟ-ܒ-ܫ (IPA(key): /k-b-ʃ/).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kɛvʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [kɛvʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܒܫܐ m (plural ܟܒܫܐ)

  1. sap of mustard plant
  2. pickle preserved with mustard
  3. (architecture) head of end of a bridge
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

From the root ܟ-ܒ-ܫ (IPA(key): /k-b-ʃ/).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kɛvʃɑ(ʔ)], [k(ə)vɑʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [kɛvʃe(ʔ)], [k(ə)vɑʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܒܫܐ m (plural ܟܒܫܐ)

  1. spindle
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 5[edit]

From the root ܟ-ܒ-ܫ (IPA(key): /k-b-ʃ/). Compare Hebrew כֶּבֶשׁ (kéḇeš).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kavʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [kavʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܒܫܐ m (plural ܟܒܫܐ)

  1. footstool, step
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "kb$" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, pp. 150b-151a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 204b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 598b