ܚܠܒܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Semitic *ḥalīb-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܚܠܒܐ m (uncountable)

  1. milk
  2. (figuratively) juice, sap
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Compare Hebrew חֵלֶב (ḥḗleḇ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ħɛlbɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħɛlbe(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܚܠܒܐ m (plural ܚܠܒܐ)

  1. fat
  2. membrane
  3. peel, rind, shell
  4. (anatomy) peritoneum, omentum, epiploon, diaphragm
  5. (anatomy) retina
InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "xlb" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 105a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 142b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 451b-452a
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