ܡܚܫܒܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܫ-ܒ (IPA(key): /ħ-ʃ-b/) related to thinking. Compare Arabic مُحَاسَبَة (muḥāsaba(t)) and Hebrew מַחְשָׁבָה (maḥšāḇâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [maħʃavtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [maħʃ(ə)vɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܚܫܒܬܐ f (plural ܡܚܒܫܬܐ)

  1. thought, idea
  2. care, consideration
  3. reasoning, intention, purpose

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "mx$bh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 118b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 265b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 743b