ܒܪܬܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Semitic *bint-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܒܪܬܐ f (plural ܒܢܬܐ ; singular masculine counterpart ܒܪܐ)

  1. daughter, girl
  2. young, egg
  3. (in the plural, used in compounds) grains, seeds, berries
  4. (figuratively, in the plural) suburbs, village, small towns
InflectionEdit
Usage notesEdit

This word does not occur in the absolute singular state.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

ܒܪܬܐ f (plural ܒܪܬܐ)

  1. Alternative spelling of ܒܝܪܬܐ.
InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "brh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 37a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, pp. 53a, 56b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 192b
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