ܥܪܩܘܒܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Modified from ܥܩܒܐ (ʿeqəḇāʾ, heel). Compare Arabic عُرْقُوب (ʿurqūb) and Hebrew עַרְקוּב (ʿarqûḇ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕarqubbɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕarqubbe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܪܩܘܒܐ m (plural ܥܪܩܘܒܐ)

  1. (anatomy) heel, Achilles tendon; knee, popliteal fossa

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "(rqwb" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 265a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 430a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1143a