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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Feminine form of ⁧ܟܠܒܐ⁩. Ultimately from Proto-Semitic *kalb-.


  • IPA(key): [kalb(ə)θɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [kalbɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)


ܟܠܒܬܐ (transliteration needed)

  1. feminine emphatic singular of ܟܰܠܒܳܐ
  2. feminine emphatic plural of ܟܰܠܒܶܐ


ܟܠܒܬܐ (transliteration neededf (pluralܟܠܒܬܐ⁩, singular masculine counterpartܟܠܒܐ⁩)

  1. dog, hound, bitch
  2. (figuratively) pincers, tongs, tweezers, nippers, fork
  3. (animal anatomy) arm, claw
  4. plate, thin piece of metal
  5. stitch
  6. crack

Etymology 2[edit]


  • IPA(key): [kallɑvtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [kallɑvɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)


ܟܠܒܬܐ (transliteration neededf (pluralܟܠܒܬܐ⁩, singular masculine counterpartܟܠܒܐ⁩)

  1. dog keeper, dog trainer; one who hunts with dogs


  • klbh”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français ∙ Syriac–English Dictionary ∙ قاموس سرياني-عربي, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, page 156a
  • Jastrow, Marcus (1903) A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature, London, New York: Luzac & Co., G.P. Putnam's Sons
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 215b
  • 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, pp. 622b, 623a