ܫܒܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃabb(ə)θɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܫܒܬܐ f (plural ܫܒܐ)

  1. Sabbath, Saturday
  2. week
Inflection[edit]
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Possibly from Iranian; compare Persian شوید (shevid). Also compare Arabic شِبِتّ (šibitt) and Hebrew שֶׁבֶת (šéḇeṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃ(ə)vɛttɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܫܒܬܐ f (uncountable)

  1. dill

References[edit]

  • "$bh"' in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, pp. 356a, 358b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 558a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1507a