ܫܒܠܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܫ-ܒ-ܠ (IPA(key): /ʃ-b-l/) related to leading.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃabbɑlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃabbɑle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܫܒܠܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܫܒܠܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܫܒܠܬܐ)

  1. director, conductor, leader (especially spiritual leader)
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܫܒܠܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܫܒܠܐ)

  1. Alternative form of ܫܒܠܬܐ
Pronunciation[edit]
  • IPA(key): [ʃɛbb(ə)lɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃɛbb(ə)le(ʔ)] (plural)
Inflection[edit]
Usage notes[edit]

While the word is normally considered feminine, it may rarely appear as masculine.

Noun[edit]

ܫܒܠܐ (transliteration needed)

  1. absolute singular of ܫܒܠܬܐ
Pronunciation[edit]
  • IPA(key): [ʃɛbb(ə)lɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܫܒܠܐ (transliteration needed)

  1. emphatic plural of ܫܒܠܬܐ
Pronunciation[edit]
  • IPA(key): [ʃɛbb(ə)le(ʔ)]

References[edit]

  • "$bl" 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. 556b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1504a