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Classical Syriac[edit]


From the root ܨ-ܘ-ܒ(ṣ-w-b) related to visiting.


  • IPA(key): [sˤawbɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [sˤawbe(ʔ)] (plural)


ܨܘܒܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܨܘܒܐ)

  1. meeting, congregation, assembly
  2. resort, domicile, meeting place
  3. rendezvous, return
  4. approach, nearness


Derived terms[edit]


  • ṣwb”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français ∙ Syriac–English Dictionary ∙ قاموس سرياني-عربي, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 299b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 474b
  • 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. 1277a