ܛܘܒܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܛ-ܘ-ܒ (IPA(key): /tˁ-w-b/) related to being good. Compare Arabic طِيب ‎(ṭīb) and Hebrew טוּב ‎(ṭûḇ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tˁuvɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tˁuve(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܛܘܒܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܛܘܒܐ)

  1. good, goodness, good things
  2. glory
  3. fruits, produce
  4. resources, products
  5. income, wealth
  6. (in the plural) blessings
  7. blessedness, happiness, bliss
  8. beatitude

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Twb" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 123b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 168a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 514a