ܥܘܒܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Arabic عُبّ (ʿubb).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕubbɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕubbe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܘܒܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܥܘܒܐ)

  1. (anatomy) bosom, breast; lap; womb
  2. hollow, recess, cavity, core
  3. pocket, receptacle
  4. concavity
  5. (geography) gulf, bay, lagoon
  6. (botany) calyx
  7. (carpentry) plane
  8. (trigonometry, mathematics) sine
  9. (pathology, in the plural) piles, haemorrhoids/hemorrhoids

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References[edit]

  • (wb”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 403a
  • 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. 1076a