ܓܪܒܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Akkadian 𒃶 (garābu [GAN], mange), Arabic جَرَب(jarab), Hebrew גָּרָב(gārāḇ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical Edessan) IPA(key): [ˈɡar(ə.)vɑ]
  • (Eastern Syriac) IPA(key): [ˈɡar.wɑ]
  • (Western Syriac) IPA(key): [ˈɡɑr.wo]

Noun[edit]

ܓܪܒܐ (garəḇāc (plural ܓܪܒܐ (garəḇē))

  1. (medicine) leprosy; scabies
  2. mouldiness
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Modified from above.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical Edessan) IPA(key): [ˈɡar.bɑ]
  • (Eastern Syriac) IPA(key): [ˈɡar.bɑ]
  • (Western Syriac) IPA(key): [ˈɡɑr.bo]

Noun[edit]

ܓܪܒܐ (garbām (plural ܓܪܒܐ (garbē))

  1. leper
Inflection[edit]
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Compare Akkadian 𒄖𒊏𒁍 (/gurābu/, bag; bag around a jug), Arabic جِرَاب(jirāb).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical Edessan) IPA(key): [ɡ(ə.)ˈrɑ.vɑ]
  • (Eastern Syriac) IPA(key): [ˈɡrɑ.wɑ]
  • (Western Syriac) IPA(key): [ˈɡro.wo]

Noun[edit]

ܓܪܒܐ (gərāḇām (plural ܓܪܒܐ)

  1. jar, jug, bottle, pitcher
  2. well, pit
  3. robe, garment
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • grb”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2011-09-02
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français ∙ Syriac–English Dictionary ∙ قاموس سرياني-عربي, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, page 53b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 77a
  • 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, page 255a