ܡܚܫܒܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܫ-ܒ ‎(ḥ-š-b) related to thinking; compare Arabic مُحَاسَبَة ‎(muḥāsaba), Hebrew מַחְשָׁבָה ‎(maḥšāḇâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [maħʃavtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [maħʃ(ə)vɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܚܫܒܬܐ ‎(maḥšaḇtāʾf ‎(plural ܡܚܫܒܬܐ)

  1. thought, idea
  2. care, consideration
  3. reasoning, intention, purpose

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • mx$bh”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2011-11-07
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 118b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 265b
  • 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. 743b