ܚܪܦܘܫܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Arabic خُنْفُسَاء (ḫunfusāʾ) and Hebrew חִפּוּשִׁית (ḥippûšîṯ). Also compare ܚܒܫܘܫܬܐ (ḥaḇšuštāʾ, beetle; leech).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܚܪܦܘܫܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܚܪܦܘܫܝܬܐ)

  1. dung beetle

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • ḥrpwšh”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • 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. 494b