ܣܒܪܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ܣ-ܒ-ܪ (IPA(key): /s-b-r/) related to believing. Compare Hebrew סֵבֶר (sḗḇer).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܣܒܪܐ m (uncountable)

  1. hope
  2. trust, confidence
  3. expectation
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From the root ܣ-ܒ-ܪ (IPA(key): /s-b-r/) related to believing.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܣܒܪܐ m (uncountable)

  1. opinion
  2. conjecture, supposition, suspicion
InflectionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From the root ܣ-ܒ-ܪ (IPA(key): /s-b-r/) related to believing.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [s(ə)vɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [s(ə)vɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܣܒܪܐ m (plural ܣܒܪܐ)

  1. imagination, illusion
  2. thought
  3. opinion
InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "sbr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon. Retrieved 2008-12-23.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 219a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 359b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 965b
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