ܒܣܡܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܒ-ܣ-ܡ ‎(b-s-m) related to pleasantness.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [b(ə)sɑmɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [b(ə)sɑme(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܒܣܡܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܒܣܡܐ)

  1. pleasantness, sweetness
  2. pleasure, delight, joy
  3. luxury, elegance
  4. feast, banquet
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܒ-ܣ-ܡ ‎(b-s-m) related to pleasantness. Compare Arabic بَشِم ‎(bašim) and Hebrew בֹּשֶׂם ‎(bṓśem).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [bɛsmɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [bɛsme(ʔ)], [bɛsmɑne(ʔ)], [bɛsmone(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܒܣܡܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܒܣܡܘܢܐ or ܒܣܡܢܐ or ܒܣܡܐ)

  1. incense
  2. scent, perfume, fragrance
  3. ointment, unguent
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ܒ-ܣ-ܡ ‎(b-s-m) related to pleasantness. Compare Hebrew בַּשָּׂם ‎(baśśām).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [bassɑmɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [bassɑme(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܒܣܡܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܒܣܡܐ)

  1. perfumer
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • bsm”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2011-08-27
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, pp. 32b-33a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 49a
  • 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. 165b-166a