ܥܪܒܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Modified from ܥܪܒܐ(ʿ(ə)rāḇā(ʾ), guarantee, surety). Compare Arabic عَرَّابَة(ʿarrāba(t)) and Hebrew עְרֵבָה(ʿərēḇâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕarrɑvtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕarrɑvɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܪܒܬܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܥܪܒܬܐ, singular masculine counterpart ܥܪܒܐ)

  1. sponsor, guarantor, surety, securer
  2. guardian, godmother
  3. bridesmaid
  4. (law) security, bail
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Hebrew עֲרָבָה(ʿărāḇâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕarb(ə)θɑ(ʔ)], [ʕ(ə)ravtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕarbe(ʔ)], [ʕarbɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܪܒܬܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܥܪܒܬܐ or ܥܪܒܐ)

  1. willow
  2. asparagus
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • (rbh”, 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. 263a, b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 427a
  • 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. 1134b, 1135a