ܣܦܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Arabic شَفَة (šafa(t)) and Hebrew שָׂפָה (śāᵽâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sɛf(ə)θɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܣܦܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܣܦܘܬܐ)

  1. (anatomy) lip
  2. snout, trunk
  3. brim, rim
  4. border, edge, ledge
  5. (geography) brink, shore, coast

Inflection[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ܣܦܬܐ (transliteration needed)

  1. (in the absolute state) fully, entirely

References[edit]

  • "sph" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 233a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 385a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1036a