ܓܒܪܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ܓܒܪܐ (gaḇrā(ʾ), man) +‎ -ܘܬܐ (-ūṯāʾ, abstract noun ending). Compare Hebrew גַּבְרוּת (gaḇrûṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡavruθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡ(ə)varwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܒܪܘܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܓܒܪܘܬܐ)

  1. power, force, vigour
  2. manhood, manliness, virility
  3. (anatomy) male genitals
  4. (in the plural) prodigies, amazing deeds

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • gbrw”, 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. 42a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp. 59b-60a
  • 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. 202b