ܟܪܒܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܟ-ܪ-ܒ (k-r-b) related to ploughing. Compare Akkadian [script needed] (karapḫu) and Hebrew כְּרָב (kərāḇ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [k(ə)rɑvɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [k(ə)rɑve(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܪܒܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܟܪܒܐ)

  1. (agriculture) ploughing, tilling
  2. fallow
  3. furrow
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Modified from above.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [karrɑvɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [karrɑve(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܪܒܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܟܪܒܐ)

  1. ploughman
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Ancient Greek κράμβη (krámbē). Compare Arabic كُرُنْب (kurunb) and Hebrew כְּרוּב (kərûḇ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [k(ə)rɑvɑ(ʔ)], [k(ə)rabbɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [k(ə)rɑve(ʔ)], [k(ə)rabbe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܪܒܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܟܪܒܐ)

  1. (botany) cabbage, cauliflower
Inflection[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • krb”, 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. 161b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 224b
  • 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. 646b-647a