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Classical Syriac[edit]


Possibly from Akkadian [script needed] (dappu). Compare Arabic دَفّ (daff) and Hebrew דַּף (dap̄).



ܕܦܐ (dappām (plural ܕܦܐ)

  1. pole, beam, plank, joist
  2. board, tablet, table
  3. diptych
  4. leaf, page, column
  5. brook



  • dp”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2011-09-09
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 68b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 96a
  • 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. 316a