๐Œป๐Œฐ๐Œผ๐Œฑ

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Gothic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

To the same root as Proto-Germanic *lambaz (โ€œlambโ€), though the Gothic word is an a-stem, not an s-stem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

๐Œป๐Œฐ๐Œผ๐Œฑ โ€ข (lambn

  1. sheep (woolly ruminant)
    • 4th Century, Wulfila (tr.), Gothic Bible: Gospel of John (Codex Argenteus) 10.2:[1]
      ๐Œน๐Œธ ๐ƒ๐Œฐ ๐Œน๐Œฝ๐Œฝ๐Œฒ๐Œฐ๐Œฒ๐Œฒ๐Œฐ๐Œฝ๐Œณ๐ƒ ๐Œธ๐Œฐ๐Œน๐‚๐Œท ๐Œณ๐Œฐ๐Œฟ๐‚ ๐Œท๐Œฐ๐Œน๐‚๐Œณ๐Œด๐Œน๐ƒ ๐Œน๐ƒ๐„ ๐Œป๐Œฐ๐Œผ๐Œฑ๐Œด.
      iรพ sa inngaggands รพairh daur hairdeis ist lambฤ“.
      But he that entereth in by the door is the shepherd of the sheep. (KJV).
    • 4th Century, Wulfila (tr.), Gothic Bible: Epistle to the Romans (Codex Ambrosianus A) 8.36:[2]
      ๐ƒ๐…๐Œฐ๐ƒ๐…๐Œด ๐Œฒ๐Œฐ๐Œผ๐Œด๐Œป๐Œน๐Œธ ๐Œน๐ƒ๐„ ๐Œธ๐Œฐ๐„๐Œด๐Œน ๐Œน๐Œฝ ๐Œธ๐Œฟ๐Œบ ๐Œฒ๐Œฐ๐Œณ๐Œฐ๐Œฟ๐Œธ๐Œพ๐Œฐ๐Œฝ๐Œณ๐Œฐ ๐Œฐ๐Œป๐Œป ๐Œณ๐Œฐ๐Œฒ๐Œน๐ƒ, ๐‚๐Œฐ๐Œท๐Œฝ๐Œน๐Œณ๐Œฐ๐Œน ๐…๐Œด๐ƒ๐Œฟ๐Œผ ๐ƒ๐…๐Œด ๐Œป๐Œฐ๐Œผ๐Œฑ๐Œฐ ๐ƒ๐Œป๐Œฐ๐Œฟ๐Œท๐„๐Œฐ๐Œน๐ƒ.
      swaswฤ“ gamฤ“liรพ ist รพatei in รพuk gadauรพjanda all dagis, rahnidai wฤ“sum swฤ“ lamba slauhtais.
      As it is written, For thy sake we are killed all the day long; we are accounted as sheep for the slaughter. (KJV).
  2. lamb (young sheep)
    • 4th Century, Wulfila (tr.), Gothic Bible: Gospel of Luke (Codex Argenteus) 10.3:[3]
      ๐Œฒ๐Œฐ๐Œฒ๐Œฒ๐Œน๐Œธ, ๐ƒ๐Œฐ๐Œน ๐Œน๐Œบ ๐Œน๐Œฝ๐ƒ๐Œฐ๐Œฝ๐Œณ๐Œพ๐Œฐ ๐Œน๐Œถ๐…๐Œน๐ƒ ๐ƒ๐…๐Œด ๐Œป๐Œฐ๐Œผ๐Œฑ๐Œฐ ๐Œน๐Œฝ ๐Œผ๐Œน๐Œณ๐Œฟ๐Œผ๐Œฐ๐Œน ๐…๐Œฟ๐Œป๐†๐Œด.
      gaggiรพ, sai ik insandja izwis swฤ“ lamba in midumai wulfฤ“.
      Go your ways: behold, I send you forth as lambs among wolves. (KJV).

Usage notes[edit]

In the sense of "lamb", this word occurs once, translating แผ€ฯฮฎฮฝ m or f (arแธ—n, โ€œlamb, sheepโ€). Another word for "lamb", ๐…๐Œน๐Œธ๐‚๐Œฟ๐ƒ (wiรพrus), translates แผ€ฮผฮฝฯŒฯ‚ m (amnรณs, โ€œlambโ€)

Declension[edit]

Neuter a-stem
Singular Plural
Nominative ๐Œป๐Œฐ๐Œผ๐Œฑ
lamb
๐Œป๐Œฐ๐Œผ๐Œฑ๐Œฐ
lamba
Vocative ๐Œป๐Œฐ๐Œผ๐Œฑ
lamb
๐Œป๐Œฐ๐Œผ๐Œฑ๐Œฐ
lamba
Accusative ๐Œป๐Œฐ๐Œผ๐Œฑ
lamb
๐Œป๐Œฐ๐Œผ๐Œฑ๐Œฐ
lamba
Genitive ๐Œป๐Œฐ๐Œผ๐Œฑ๐Œน๐ƒ
lambis
๐Œป๐Œฐ๐Œผ๐Œฑ๐Œด
lambฤ“
Dative ๐Œป๐Œฐ๐Œผ๐Œฑ๐Œฐ
lamba
๐Œป๐Œฐ๐Œผ๐Œฑ๐Œฐ๐Œผ
lambam

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References[edit]

  1. ^ John chapter 10 Provided by Project Wulfila 2004, University of Antwerp, Belgium. Last modified on 2005-03-30 by TDH.
  2. ^ Romans chapter 8 Provided by Project Wulfila 2004, University of Antwerp, Belgium. Last modified on 2005-03-30 by TDH.
  3. ^ Luke chapter 10 Provided by Project Wulfila 2004, University of Antwerp, Belgium. Last modified on 2005-03-30 by TDH.

Further reading[edit]

  • Streitberg, Wilhelm (1910). Die gotische Bibel. Zweiter Teil: Gotisch-griechisch-deutsches Wรถrterbuch. Heidelberg: Carl Winterโ€™s Universitรคtsbuchhandlung, p. 79