ܒܝܒܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Akkadian [script needed] (bību)[Cuneiform needed]. Compare Arabic بِيب (bīb) and Hebrew בִּיב (bîḇ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܒܝܒܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܒܝܒܘܬܐ)

  1. canal, watercourse

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References[edit]

  • "byb" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, pp. 26a, 28b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 42b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 140a