ܢܡܪܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic نَمِر (namir) and Hebrew נָמֵר (nāmēr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [nɛmr(ə)θɑ(ʔ)], [n(ə)martɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [nɛmrɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܢܡܪܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܢܡܪܬܐ, singular masculine counterpart ܢܡܪܐ)

  1. leopardess
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Possibly from Akkadian nabārtu[Cuneiform needed].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [nɑmar(ə)θɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [nɑmrɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܢܡܪܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܢܡܪܬܐ)

  1. cage, enclosure
  2. snare, trap
  3. pit
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "nmrh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 205b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 341a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 922b-923a