Classical SyriacEdit


From the root ܘ-ܒ-ܠ(w-b-l) related to delivering. Compare Arabic وَابِل(wābil) and Hebrew יוֹבֵל(yôḇēl).


  • IPA(key): [jubbɑlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [jubbɑle(ʔ)] (plural)


ܝܘܒܠܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܝܘܒܠܐ)

  1. series, course
  2. succession, transference, handing down
  3. tradition, custom
  4. descent, origin, race, line, family, posterity
  5. generation, epoch, period
  6. procreation, propagation
  7. diffusion
  8. chronology, chronological order
  9. division or section of a chronicle
  10. translation, version



  • ywbl”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français ∙ Syriac–English Dictionary ∙ قاموس سرياني-عربي, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 136a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 189b
  • 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. 567b-568a