ܒܒܪܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Arabic بَبْر(babr, tiger) and cognate to Akkadian 𒌨𒁇𒊏 (barbaru, wolf), likely borrowed from Sumerian 𒌨𒁇𒊏 (urbarra, literally outside dog, wild predator).

PronunciationEdit

Uncertain.

NounEdit

ܒܒܪܐ (bbrʾm (plural ܒܒܪܐ)

  1. panther, tiger

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • bbr”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 34b
  • Sokoloff, Michael (2009) A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, Winona Lake, Indiana; Piscataway, New Jersey: Eisenbrauns; Gorgias Press, page 116b