ܒܥܝܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Arabic بَعِير ‎(baʿīr) and Hebrew בְּעִיר ‎(bəʿīr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [b(ə)ʕirɑ(ʔ)] (singular and plural)

Noun[edit]

ܒܥܝܪܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܒܥܝܪܐ)

  1. sheep, cattle
  2. (by extension) domesticated animals, beasts of burden

Usage notes[edit]

While feminine in the singular, this word may be either feminine or masculine in the plural.

Antonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • b(yr”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 35a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 50b
  • 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, p. 170b