ܪܒܝܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܪ-ܒ-ܐ (r-b-ʾ) related to increasing. Compare Arabic رِبَا (ribā) and Hebrew רִבִּית (ribbîṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [rɛbbiθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [rɛb(bə)jɑθɑ((ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܪܒܝܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܪܒܝܬܐ)

  1. (finance) interest, usury
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܪ-ܒ-ܐ (r-b-ʾ) related to increasing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [rabbɑjtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [rabbɑjɑθɑ((ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܪܒܝܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܪܒܝܬܐ, singular masculine counterpart ܪܒܝܐ)

  1. usurer
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Classical Mandaic.

Noun[edit]

ܪܒܝܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܪܒܝܬܐ)

  1. (geography) ocean, sea
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܪܒܝܬܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܪܒܝܒܬܐ)

  1. Alternative spelling of ܪܒ ܒܝܬܐ

References[edit]

  • rby”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • rbyt)”, 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. 335b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 526a
  • 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. 1429b