ܫܒܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic السَّبْت(as-sabt) and Hebrew שַׁבָּת(šabbāṯ).

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Noun[edit]

ܫܒܬܐ (šabbəṯāf (plural ܫܒܐ‎)

  1. Sabbath, Saturday
  2. week
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Akkadian [script needed] (šibittu); cognate to Persian شوید(ševid), Hebrew שֶׁבֶת(šéḇeṯ), Jewish Babylonian Aramaic שִׁיבְתָא(šiḇəṯā). Arabic شِبِثّ(šibiṯṯ) comes via Aramaic.

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Noun[edit]

ܫܒܬܐ (šəḇettā) f (uncountable)

  1. dill

References[edit]

  • šbh”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • šbt”, 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, page 356a, 358b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 558a
  • 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, page 1507a