ܫܒܒܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ܫܒܒܐ (šəḇāḇāʾ, neighbor/neighbour), from Akkadian [script needed] (šē bābi) + the abstract noun ending -ܘܬܐ (-ūṯāʾ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃ(ə)vɑvuθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃ(ə)vɑvwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܫܒܒܘܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܫܒܒܘܬܐ)

  1. neighborhood/neighbourhood
  2. district, city quarter
  3. nearness, vicinity

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • $bbw”, 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. 356a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 555b
  • 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. 1499a