ܒܝܬ ܢܗܪܝܢ

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Classical Syriac[edit]


From ܒܝܬ (bêṯ, between) + ܢܗܪܝܢ (nahrīn, rivers), referring to the Tigris and Euphrates.


Proper noun[edit]

ܒܝܬ ܢܗܪܝܢ (transliteration neededf

  1. Mesopotamia (literally "[the land] between rivers")



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  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 330a
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