ܥܘܩܒܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Hebrew עַכְבָּר (ʿaḵbār).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕuqb(ə)rɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕuqb(ə)re(ʔ)], [ʕuqavre(ʔ)], [ʕuqɛvre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܘܩܒܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܥܘܩܒܪܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܥܘܩܒܪܬܐ)

  1. mouse, field mouse, rat, jerboa
  2. maggot
  3. kind of sore

Inflection[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

While the word is normally considered masculine, it may occassionally be feminine when specifically referring to a female.

References[edit]

  • "(wqbr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 248b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 407a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1085a