ܢܒܪܫܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either from Old Persian [script needed] ‎(*nibrāšti-) or from Akkadian [script needed]. Compare Hebrew נִבְרֶשֶׁת ‎(niḇréšeṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [navrɛʃtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [navr(ə)ʃɑθɑ(ʔ)], [navrɛʃjɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܢܒܪܫܬܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܢܒܪܫܝܬܐ or ܢܒܪܫܬܐ)

  1. candelabrum
  2. hearth, fireplace
  3. flame, blaze, bright fire
  4. (figuratively) fiery nature

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References[edit]

  • nbr$h”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2013-04-11
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 196a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 326b
  • 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, pp. 885b-886a