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Classical SyriacEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Semitic *ḥalīb-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܚܠܒܐ ‎(ħalbā') 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 ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(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 Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 105a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 142b
  • 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, pp. 451b-452a
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