בבא

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Aramaic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Arabic بَاب ‎(bāb).

Noun[edit]

בָּבָא ‎(bāḇām ‎(plural בָּבַיָּא)

  1. gate, door, entrance
  2. section, clause
  3. chapter

References[edit]

  • bb”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Jastrow, Marcus (1903) A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature, London, New York: Luzac & Co., G.P. Putnam's Sons
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press