ܠܒܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *libb-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [lɛbbɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [lɛbbe(ʔ)], [lɛbbawwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܠܒܐ m (plural ܠܒܘܬܐ ,ܠܒܐ)

  1. (anatomy) heart
  2. (anatomy, figuratively) stomach, innards, viscera
  3. (anatomy, euphemistic) penis
  4. center/centre, middle, core
  5. (figuratively) mind, soul
  6. (botany) pith
  7. cake, pie

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "lb"' in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 167a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 233b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 666a-b