ܫܒܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܫ-ܒ-ܪ ‎(š-b-r) related to being childish.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃavrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃavre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܫܒܪܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܫܒܪܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܫܒܪܬܐ)

  1. toddler, child, infant (under five years old)
  2. candlewick
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Etymology 2[edit]

Possibly from Akkadian 𒌑𒈛𒈥𒌅 ‎(šibburratu [U2.LUḪ.MAR.TU]).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃabbɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃabbɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܫܒܪܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܫܒܪܐ)

  1. (botany) harmal, Syrian rue
  2. (by extension) wick made from harmal
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References[edit]

  • $br”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2011-12-06
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 358b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp. 557b, 568a
  • 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, pp. 1505b-1506a