ܒܪܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *bint-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܒܪܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܒܢܬܐ, singular masculine counterpart ܒܪܐ)

  1. daughter, girl
  2. young, egg
  3. (in the plural, used in compounds) grains, seeds, berries
  4. (figuratively, in the plural) suburbs, village, small towns
Inflection[edit]
Usage notes[edit]

This word does not occur in the absolute singular state.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܒܪܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܒܪܬܐ)

  1. Alternative spelling of ܒܝܪܬܐ
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "brh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 37a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, pp. 53a, 56b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 192b