ܣܒܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܣ-ܐ-ܒ ‎(s-ʾ-b) related to growing old. Compare Hebrew סָב ‎(sāḇ).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sɑvɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [sɑve(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܣܒܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܣܒܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܣܒܬܐ)

  1. grandfather
  2. elder, senior, old man
  3. (ecclesiastical) presbyter
Inflection[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ܣܒܐ ‎(transliteration neededm

  1. A male given name, equivalent to Saba or Sabbas.

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sɛbbɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [sɛbbe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܣܒܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܣܒܐ)

  1. (anatomy) pudendum
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • sb”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • sb)”, 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. 227b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 357a
  • 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. 959b