ܢܒܪܫܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either from Old Persian [script?] (*nibrāšti-) or from Akkadian [script?]. Compare Hebrew נִבְרֶשֶׁת (niḇréšeṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [navrɛʃtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [navr(ə)ʃɑθɑ(ʔ)], [navrɛʃjɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܢܒܪܫܬܐ f (plural ܢܒܪܫܝܬܐ ,ܢܒܪܫܬܐ)

  1. candelabrum
  2. hearth, fireplace
  3. flame, blaze, bright fire
  4. (figuratively) fiery nature

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References[edit]

  • "nbr$h" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon. Retrieved 2013-04-11.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 196a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 326b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 885b-886a