ܢܒܝܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ܢܒܝܐ ‎(nəḇīyāʾ, prophet), from Hebrew נָבִיא ‎(nāḇîʾ) + the abstract noun ending -ܘܬܐ ‎(-ūṯāʾ). Compare Arabic نُبُوءَة ‎(nubūʾa(t)) and Hebrew נְבִיאוּת ‎(nəḇîʾûṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [n(ə)vijuθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [n(ə)vijawwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܢܒܝܘܬܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܢܒܝܘܬܐ)

  1. prophecy, prophetical writings
  2. (collectively) prophets

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • nbyw”, 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. 195a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 326a
  • 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. 884b