ܒܘܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܒ-ܘ-ܪ ‎(b-w-r) related to being uncultivated. Compare Arabic بُور ‎(būr) and Hebrew בּוּר ‎(bûr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [burɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [bure(ʔ)] (plural)

Adjective[edit]

ܒܘܪܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܒܘܪܐ)

  1. fallow, infertile, unproductive
  2. simple, basic
  3. unlearned, stupid, foolish
  4. rude

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܒܘܪܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܒܘܪܐ)

  1. (agriculture) waste, fallow, uncultivated land

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • bwr”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 26b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 39a
  • Sokoloff, Michael (2009) A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, Winona Lake, Indiana; Piscataway, New Jersey: Eisenbrauns; Gorgias Press, p. 130a-b