ܫܒܠܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܫ-ܒ-ܠ ‎(š-b-l) related to leading.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃabbɑlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃabbɑle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܫܒܠܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܫܒܠܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܫܒܠܬܐ)

  1. director, conductor, leader (especially spiritual leader)
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܫܒܠܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܫܒܠܐ)

  1. Alternative form of ܫܒܠܬܐ
Pronunciation[edit]
  • IPA(key): [ʃɛbb(ə)lɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃɛbb(ə)le(ʔ)] (plural)
Inflection[edit]
Usage notes[edit]

While the word is normally considered feminine, it may rarely appear as masculine.

Noun[edit]

ܫܒܠܐ ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. absolute singular of ܫܒܠܬܐ
Pronunciation[edit]
  • IPA(key): [ʃɛbb(ə)lɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܫܒܠܐ ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. emphatic plural of ܫܒܠܬܐ
Pronunciation[edit]
  • IPA(key): [ʃɛbb(ə)le(ʔ)]

References[edit]

  • $bl”, 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. 357b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 556b
  • 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. 1504a