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Classical SyriacEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root ܣ-ܒ-ܪ(s-b-r) related to believing. Compare Hebrew סֵבֶר(sḗḇer).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܣܒܪܐ ‎(transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. hope
  2. trust, confidence
  3. expectation
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From the root ܣ-ܒ-ܪ(s-b-r) related to believing.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ܣܒܪܐ ‎(transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. opinion
  2. conjecture, supposition, suspicion
InflectionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From the root ܣ-ܒ-ܪ(s-b-r) related to believing.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [s(ə)vɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [s(ə)vɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܣܒܪܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܣܒܪܐ)

  1. imagination, illusion
  2. thought
  3. opinion
InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • sbr”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–, retrieved 2008-12-23
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 219a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 359b
  • 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. 965b