ܢܒܝܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew נָבִיא (nāḇîʾ). Compare Arabic نَبِيّ (nabiyy).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [n(ə)vijɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [n(ə)vije(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܢܒܝܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܢܒܝܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܢܒܝܬܐ)

  1. prophet
  2. interpreter
  3. speaker, spokesman
  4. codex

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References[edit]

  • "nby" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 195a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 326a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 884a

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