ܫܒܘܥܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from ܫܒܥܐ (šaḇʿāʾ, seven). Compare Arabic أُسْبُوع (ʾusbūʿ) and Hebrew שָׁבוּעַ (šāḇûaʿ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃɑvoʕɑ(ʔ)], [ʃabbuʕɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃɑvoʕe(ʔ)], [ʃabbuʕe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܫܒܘܥܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܫܒܘܥܐ)

  1. week
  2. sabbatical cycle
  3. (ecclesiastical) liturgical season divided into seven weeks

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References[edit]

  • "$bw(" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 357b
  • 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. 1500a