ܡܥܒܪܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܥ-ܒ-ܪ (IPA(key): /ʕ-b-r/) related to crossing. Compare Hebrew מַעְבָּרָה (maʿbārâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [maʕbartɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [maʕb(ə)rɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܥܒܪܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܡܥܒܪܬܐ)

  1. way, pass, passage, crossing
  2. ford
  3. (geography) strait, canal, duct
  4. (nautical) ferry, punt
  5. (architecture) vestibule
  6. territory, enclosed land
  7. intercourse, conversation
  8. (figuratively) commentator, expounder of doctrine
  9. (medicine) undigested food in stool

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "m(brh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 243a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 288a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 798b