ܫܪܒܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܫ-ܪ-ܒ(š-r-b) related to dryness; compare Arabic سَرَاب(sarāb), Hebrew שָׁרָב(šārāḇ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃarbɑ(ʔ)], [ʃarrɑvɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃarbe(ʔ)], [ʃarrɑve(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܫܪܒܐ (šarbāʾ, šarrāḇāʾm (plural ܫܪܒܐ)

  1. hot wind, simoom
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃ(ə)rɑvɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃ(ə)rɑve(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܫܪܒܐ (šərāḇāʾm (plural ܫܪܒܐ)

  1. drought
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃarbɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʃarbe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܫܪܒܐ (šarbāʾm (plural ܫܪܒܐ)

  1. generation, genealogy
  2. narrative, story, history
  3. fact, event, deed
  4. (law) cause, action, suit
  5. state, health, news
  6. argument, supposition, hypothesis
  7. discourse, tractate, treatise, essay
  8. subject, thing, matter, affair
  9. question
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • šrb”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2012-10-23
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary : قاموس سرياني-عربي, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 383a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 597a
  • 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. 1600b