ܡܥܪܒܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܥ-ܪ-ܒ (IPA(key): /ʕ-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 c (uncountable)

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

Antonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • "m(rb"' in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 263b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 290a-b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 804b

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