ܚܘܪܒܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħor(ə)vɑ(ʔ)], [ħur(ə)vɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħor(ə)ve(ʔ)], [ħur(ə)ve(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܘܪܒܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܚܘܪܒܐ)

  1. stork, heron
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܪ-ܒ (ḥ-r-b) related to ruining. Compare Arabic خِرْبَة (ḫirba(t)) and Hebrew חֹרֶב (ḥṓreḇ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħurbɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħurbe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܘܪܒܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܚܘܪܒܐ)

  1. ruin, ravaging, devastation, desolation
  2. desert, wilderness, plain
  3. emptiness, solitude
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • xwrb)”, 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. 116a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 134b
  • 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. 433a