ܩܫܒܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qaʃbɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [qaʃbe(ʔ)] (plural)

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Akkadian [script?] (qašbu)[Cuneiform?] and Arabic قَسْب (qasb).

Noun[edit]

ܩܫܒܐ m (plural ܩܫܒܐ)

  1. dried date
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܩ-ܫ-ܒ (IPA(key): /q-ʃ-b/) related to awareness. Compare Hebrew קֶשֶׁב (qéšeḇ).

Noun[edit]

ܩܫܒܐ m (plural ܩܫܒܐ)

  1. sign, beckoning
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "q$b" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 333a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 522b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1418a-b