ܩܒܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qabbɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qabbe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܒܐ m (plural ܩܒܐ)

  1. enclosure, cage
  2. prison cell, solitary confinement
  3. fetters
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic قُبَّة (qubba(t)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qabbɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qabbe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܒܐ m (plural ܩܒܐ)

  1. (anatomy) womb, uterus
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Hebrew קַב (qaḇ), possibly via Ancient Greek κάβος (kábos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qabbɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qabbe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܩܒܐ m (plural ܩܒܐ)

  1. cab (unit of measure)
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ܩܒܐ

  1. masculine absolute singular of ܩܒܝܐ
  2. masculine construct singular of ܩܒܝܐ

References[edit]

  • "qb" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 306a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 487a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1308b