ܟܠܒܐ

Classical SyriacEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Semitic *kalb-. The sense of "dog day" is a calque of Ancient Greek κύων (kúōn).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [kalbɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [kalbe(ʔ)] (plural)

AdjectiveEdit

ܟܠܒܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܟܠܒܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܟܠܒܬܐ‎)

  1. wild, mad
InflectionEdit

NounEdit

ܟܠܒܐ (kalbām (plural ܟܠܒܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܟܠܒܬܐ‎)

  1. dog, hound
  2. (figuratively, offensive) dog, sod, bastard, asshole, etc.
  3. dog day
  4. name of a wind
InflectionEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Old Armenian: կուղբ (kułb, beaver)

Proper nounEdit

ܟܠܒܐ (transliteration neededm

  1. (astronomy) Dog Star, Sirius, Canicula
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Related to above. Compare Arabic كَلَب(kalab).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܟܠܒܐ (transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. rage, madness
InflectionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Modified from above. Compare Arabic كَلَّاب(kallāb).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [kallɑvɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [kallɑve(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܟܠܒܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܟܠܒܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܟܠܒܬܐ‎)

  1. dog keeper, dog trainer; one who hunts with dogs
InflectionEdit

Etymology 4Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܟܠܒܐ (transliteration needed)

  1. absolute singular of ܟܠܒܬܐ

Etymology 5Edit

NounEdit

ܟܠܒܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܟܠܒܐ)

  1. Alternative spelling of ܟܘܠܒܐ
InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • klb”, 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, page 156a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 215b
  • 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 622ab