ܥܩܒܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic عَقِب (ʿaqib) and Hebrew עָקֵב (ʿāqēḇ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕɛq(ə)vɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕɛq(ə)ve(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܩܒܐ f (plural ܥܩܒܐ)

  1. (anatomy) heel, foot
  2. (animal anatomy) hoof
  3. footprint, footstep, track
  4. trace, sign
  5. lower part, bottom
  6. mountain base
  7. point, edge, end, extremity, extreme part
  8. rear guard
  9. (grammar, orthography) final letter
  10. consequence, result, product
  11. (in the plural) kind of hymns
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕ(ə)qɑvɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕ(ə)qɑve(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܩܒܐ m (plural ܥܩܒܐ)

  1. succession
  2. investigation
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "(qb" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 261a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 424a-b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 1128b-1129a