ܚܘܫܒܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܫ-ܒ (ḥ-š-b) related to thinking. Compare Arabic حِسَاب (ḥisāb) and Hebrew חִשּׁוּב (ḥiššûḇ). The sense of "implication" is a calque of Arabic ضَمِير الشَّأْن وَالْقِصَّة (ḍamīr aš-šaʾn wa-l-qiṣṣa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħuʃʃɑvɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħuʃʃɑve(ʔ)] (plural)}}

Noun[edit]

ܚܘܫܒܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܚܘܫܒܐ)

  1. thought, idea, reckoning, opinion, account
  2. reasoning, consideration, council
  3. intent, intention, purpose
  4. design, project
  5. computation
  6. number, amount
  7. (grammar) implication; part understood in an elliptical sentence
  8. care

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • xw$b”, 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. 118b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 135a
  • 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. 435a