ܥܩܪܒܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Arabic عَقْرَب (ʿaqrab) and Hebrew עַקְרָב (ʿaqrāḇ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕɛqqarbɑ(ʔ)], [ʕ(ə)qarbɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕɛqqarbe(ʔ)], [ʕ(ə)qarbe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܩܪܒܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܥܩܪܒܐ)

  1. scorpion
  2. war machine

Inflection[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ܥܩܪܒܐ (transliteration neededf

  1. (astrology, astronomy) Scorpio (constellation and zodiac sign)

References[edit]

  • "(qrb" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 262b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 426a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1133a