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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic عَقِب (ʿaqib) and Hebrew עָקֵב (ʿāqēḇ).


  • IPA(key): [ʕɛq(ə)vɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕɛq(ə)ve(ʔ)] (plural)


ܥܩܒܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܥܩܒܐ)

  1. (anatomy) heel, foot
  2. (animal anatomy) hoof
  3. footprint, footstep, track
  4. trace, sign
  5. lower part, bottom
  6. mountain base
  7. point, edge, end, extremity, extreme part
  8. rear guard
  9. (grammar, orthography) final letter
  10. consequence, result, product
  11. (in the plural) kind of hymns

Etymology 2[edit]


  • IPA(key): [ʕ(ə)qɑvɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕ(ə)qɑve(ʔ)] (plural)


ܥܩܒܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܥܩܒܐ)

  1. succession
  2. investigation


  • ˁqb”, 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. 261a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 424a-b
  • 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. 1128b-1129a