ܟܪܒܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܟ-ܪ-ܒ (IPA(key): /k-r-b/) related to ploughing. Compare Akkadian [script needed] (karapḫu)[Cuneiform needed] and Hebrew כְּרָב (kərāḇ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [k(ə)rɑvɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [k(ə)rɑve(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܪܒܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܟܪܒܐ)

  1. (agriculture) ploughing, tilling
  2. fallow
  3. furrow
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Modified from above.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [karrɑvɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [karrɑve(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܪܒܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܟܪܒܐ)

  1. ploughman
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Ancient Greek κράμβη (krámbē). Compare Arabic كُرُنْب (kurunb) and Hebrew כְּרוּב (kərûḇ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [k(ə)rɑvɑ(ʔ)], [k(ə)rabbɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [k(ə)rɑve(ʔ)], [k(ə)rabbe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܪܒܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܟܪܒܐ)

  1. (botany) cabbage, cauliflower
Inflection[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • "krb" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 161b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 224b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 646b-647a