ܕܗܒܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic ذَهَب (ḏahab) and Hebrew זָהָב (zāhāḇ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [dah(ə)vɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [dah(ə)ve(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܕܗܒܐ (dahbām (plural ܕܗܒܐ)

  1. (uncountable) gold (element)
  2. (countable, numismatics) gold coin
  3. (uncountable) money
  4. (uncountable, taxation) collatio lustralis, chrysargyron
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Modified from above.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [dahhɑvɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [dahhɑve(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܕܗܒܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܕܗܒܐ)

  1. goldsmith
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • dhb”, 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. 59a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 84a
  • 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. 275a-b