ܨܦܘܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately form Proto-Indo-European *seib-. Compare Latin sāpō, Ancient Greek σάπων ‎(sápōn), Arabic صَابُون ‎(ṣābūn), Hebrew סַבּוֹן ‎(sabbôn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܨܦܘܢܐ ‎(transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. soap

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • cpwn”, 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. 482b
  • 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. 1297a