ܒܝܪܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Akkadian 𒁉𒅕𒌅 (birtu [BI.IR.TU]). Compare Hebrew בִּירָה (birâ) and the Old Armenian loanword բերդ (berd).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [birtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [birɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܒܝܪܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܒܝܪܬܐ)

  1. palace, castle, court
  2. fortress, citadel
Inflection[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [bajjɑrtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [bajjɑrɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Adjective[edit]

ܒܝܪܬܐ (transliteration needed)

  1. feminine emphatic singular of ܒܝܪܐ
  2. feminine emphatic plural of ܒܝܪܐ

References[edit]

  • byrh”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2013-03-31
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 29a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 43a
  • 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, pp. 115a, 143b