ܕܗܒܐ

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic ذَهَب (ḏahab) and Hebrew זָהָב (zāhāḇ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [dah(ə)vɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [dah(ə)ve(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܕܗܒܐ m (plural ܕܗܒܐ)

  1. (uncountable) gold (element)
  2. (countable, numismatics) gold coin
  3. (uncountable) money
  4. (uncountable, taxation) collatio lustralis, chrysargyron
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Modified from above.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [dahhɑvɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [dahhɑve(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܕܗܒܐ m (plural ܕܗܒܐ)

  1. goldsmith
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "dhb" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 59a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 84a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 275a-b