ܛܒܝܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Arabic ظَبْيَة (ẓabya(t)) and Hebrew צְבִיָּה (ṣəḇiyyâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tˁ(ə)viθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tˁavjɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܛܒܝܬܐ (ṭəḇīṯāʾf (plural ܛܒܝܬܐ, singular masculine counterpart ܛܒܝܐ)

  1. gazelle
  2. roe, deer, hind

Inflection[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ܛܒܝܬܐ (Ṭəḇīṯāʾf

  1. Tabitha, Dorcas (Biblical figure)
  2. A female given name

References[edit]

  • Tby”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2011-09-28
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 122a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 166a
  • 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. 509b