ܡܥܪܒܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܥ-ܪ-ܒ (ʿ-r-b) related to the setting of the sun. Compare Arabic مَغْرِب (maġrib) and غَرْب (ġarb) and Hebrew מַעֲרָב (maʿărāḇ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [maʕr(ə)vɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܡܥܪܒܐ (transliteration needed) c (uncountable)

  1. west, occident
  2. sunset, western sky
  3. west wind

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References[edit]

  • m(rb”, 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. 263b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 290a-b
  • 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. 804b

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