ܫܒܒܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ܫܒܒܐ (šəḇāḇāʾ, neighbor/neighbour), from Akkadian šē bābi[Cuneiform?] + the abstract noun ending ܘܬܐ- (-ūṯāʾ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃ(ə)vɑvuθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃ(ə)vɑvwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܫܒܒܘܬܐ f (plural ܫܒܒܘܬܐ)

  1. neighborhood/neighbourhood
  2. district, city quarter
  3. nearness, vicinity

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "$bbw" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 356a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 555b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1499a