ܕܒܘܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic دَبُّور ‎(dabbūr) and Hebrew דַּבּוּר ‎(dabbûr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [dɛbborɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [dɛbbore(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܕܒܘܪܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܕܒܘܪܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܕܒܘܪܬܐ)

  1. wasp, hornet, drone
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܕ-ܒ-ܪ (IPA(key): /d-b-r/) related to leading.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [dɑvorɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [dɑvore(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܕܒܘܪܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܕܒܘܪܐ)

  1. guide, leader
  2. carrier, pallbearer
  3. driver
  4. charioteer
  5. rower
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "dbwr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 58a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 81b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 269a