ܕܒܐ

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Classical SyriacEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Semitic *dubb- ‎(bear), from Proto-Afro-Asiatic *dab- ‎(big animal). Compare Arabic دُبّ ‎(dubb), Hebrew דֹּב ‎(dōḇ), Maltese debb, and Swahili dubu.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [dɛbbɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [dɛbbe(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܕܒܐ ‎(debāc ‎(plural ܕܒܐ)

  1. bear

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • db”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 57a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 81b
  • 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, p. 268b
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