ܣܦܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Arabic شَفَة ‎(šafa(t)) and Hebrew שָׂפָה ‎(śāᵽâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sɛf(ə)θɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܣܦܬܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܣܦܘܬܐ)

  1. (anatomy) lip
  2. snout, trunk
  3. brim, rim
  4. border, edge, ledge
  5. (geography) brink, shore, coast

Inflection[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ܣܦܬܐ ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. (in the absolute state) fully, entirely

References[edit]

  • sph”, 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. 233a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 385a
  • 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. 1036a