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Classical SyriacEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Semitic *θaʿlab-. Compare Akkadian [script needed] ‎(šēlebu), Arabic ثَعْلَب ‎(ṯaʿlab), Hebrew שׁוּעָל ‎(šûʿāl), and Ugaritic 𐎘𐎓𐎍𐎁 ‎(ṯʿlb).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [taʕlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [taʕle(ʔ)] (plural)

NounEdit

ܬܥܠܐ ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural ܬܥܠܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܬܥܠܬܐ)

  1. fox

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • t(l”, 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. 395a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 617a
  • 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. 1657b
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