ܥܣܒܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Arabic عُشْب (ʿušb) and Hebrew עֵשֶׂב (ʿḗśeḇ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕɛsbɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕɛs(ə)ve(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܣܒܐ m (plural ܥܣܒܐ)

  1. (botany) grass, green herb

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "(sb" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 258b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 420b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1118b