ܡܕܒܪܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܕ-ܒ-ܪ (IPA(key): /d-b-r/) related to leading.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [m(ə)ðab(bə)rɑnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [m(ə)ðab(bə)rɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܕܒܪܢܐ m (plural ܡܕܒܪܢܐ ; singular feminine counterpart ܡܕܒܪܢܝܬܐ)

  1. leader
  2. ruler, governor, prefect, administrator, officer
  3. judge
  4. manager, caretaker

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Proper noun[edit]

ܡܕܒܪܢܐ m

  1. (astronomy) name of a star, possibly Aldebaran

References[edit]

  • "mdbrn"' in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 58b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 252a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 712a-b