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Classical SyriacEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ܚ-ܒ-ܒ(ḥ-b-b) related to burning. Compare Arabic حُبّ(ḥubb).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܚܘܒܐ (transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. love, affection
  2. charity
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From the root ܚ-ܘ-ܒ(ḥ-w-b) related to owing. Compare Hebrew חוֹב(ḥôḇ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ħawbɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħawbe(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܚܘܒܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܚܘܒܐ)

  1. debt, due
  2. guilt
  3. (in the plural) sins
InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • ḥwb”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2008-11-25
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary : قاموس سرياني-عربي, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, pp. 93b, 98b
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 129b
  • 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. 419a-b