ܓܢܒܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An intensified form of ܓܒܪܐ (gaḇrā(ʾ), man). Compare Arabic جَبَّار (ǧabbār) and Hebrew גִּבּוֹר (gibbôr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡanbɑrɑʔ/, [ɡabbɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): /ɡanbɑreʔ/, [ɡabbɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܓܢܒܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܓܢܒܪܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܓܢܒܪܬܐ)

  1. strong man
  2. giant
  3. hero, champion

Inflection[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ܓܢܒܪܐ (transliteration neededm

  1. (astronomy) Orion

References[edit]

  • gnbr”, 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, p. 74a
  • 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. 245a