ܠܒܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the earlier uncontracted form ܠܒܢܬܐ (ləḇentā); compare Akkadian 𒋞 (libittu [SIG4]), Arabic لَبِنَة (labina), Hebrew לְבֵנָה (ləḇēnâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܠܒܬܐ (ləḇettāf (plural ܠܒܢܐ)

  1. brick, adobe
  2. plate, ingot

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References[edit]

  • lbnh”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2011-11-03
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, page 168a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 235a
  • 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, page 672b