ܓܒܪܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root ܓ-ܒ-ܪ (IPA(key): /ɡ-b-r/) related to being strong. Compare Arabic جَبْر (ǧabr) and Hebrew גֶּבֶר (géḇer).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɡavrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ɡavre(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܓܒܪܐ m (plural ܓܒܪܐ ; singular feminine counterpart ܐܢܬܬܐ)

  1. man, husband
  2. person, someone

InflectionEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "gbr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 41b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 59b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 202a-b
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