ܡܪܟܒܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܪ-ܟ-ܒ (IPA(key): /r-k-b/) related to riding. Compare Arabic مَرْكَبَة (markaba(t)) and Hebrew מֶרְכָּבָה (merkāḇâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [markav(ə)tɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [mark(ə)vɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܪܟܒܬܐ f (plural ܡܪܟܒܬܐ)

  1. vehicle, conveyance
  2. chariot, carriage
  3. horsecloth, saddle
  4. throne

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "mrkbh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 346b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 301b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 834b