ܒܐܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Arabic بِئْر (biʾr) and Hebrew בְּאֵר (bəʾēr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [be(ʔ)rɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [be(ʔ)re(ʔ)], [be(ʔ)rɑθɑ(ʔ)], [be(ʔ)rawwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܒܐܪܐ f (plural ܒܐܪܘܬܐ ,ܒܐܪܬܐ ,ܒܐܪܐ)

  1. well, pit

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "b)r" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 23a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 34a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 114b