ܝܒܡܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Feminine form of ܝܒܡܐ (yaḇmā(ʾ), brother-in-law), from Hebrew יָבָם (yāḇām). Compare Hebrew יְבָמָה (yəḇāmâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jəbamtɑʔ/, [ʔivamtɑ(ʔ)], [javm(ə)θɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [javmɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܝܒܡܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܝܒܡܬܐ, singular masculine counterpart ܝܒܡܐ)

  1. sister-in-law (specifically brother's wife)

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • ybmh”, 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. 136a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 185b
  • 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. 561a