ܣܝܒܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܣ-ܐ-ܒ (IPA(key): /s-ʔ-b/) related to growing old. Compare Arabic شَيْبَة (šayba(t)) and Hebrew שֵׂיבָה (śêḇâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܣܝܒܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural only; not used in singular form)

  1. (anatomy) white hairs

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References[edit]

  • "sybh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 227b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 374a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 999a