ܢܝܒܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Arabic نَاب (nāb) and Hebrew נִיב (nîḇ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [nivɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [nive(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܢܝܒܐ m (plural ܢܝܒܐ)

  1. (anatomy) canine tooth; molar
  2. tusk
  3. crab's claw

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References[edit]

  • "nyb" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 203b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 338a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 913b

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