ܒܛܝܠܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܒ-ܛ-ܠ (IPA(key): /b-tˁ-l/) related to idling.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [b(ə)tˁiluθɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܒܛܝܠܘܬܐ ‎(transliteration needed) f (uncountable)

  1. care, forethought
  2. diligence, zeal
  3. indolence, laziness

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References[edit]

  • "bTylw" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 28a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 41b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 137a