ܣܒܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܣ-ܒ-ܪ (IPA(key): /s-b-r/) related to believing. Compare Hebrew סֵבֶר (sḗḇer).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܣܒܪܐ (transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. hope
  2. trust, confidence
  3. expectation
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܣ-ܒ-ܪ (IPA(key): /s-b-r/) related to believing.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܣܒܪܐ (transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. opinion
  2. conjecture, supposition, suspicion
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ܣ-ܒ-ܪ (IPA(key): /s-b-r/) related to believing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [s(ə)vɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [s(ə)vɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܣܒܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܣܒܪܐ)

  1. imagination, illusion
  2. thought
  3. opinion
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "sbr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon. Retrieved 2008-12-23.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 219a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 359b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 965b