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)bn V --> mt)bn A   Jastrow: 7.
ˀbn, ˀbnˀ (ˀăḇen, ˀabnā,) n.f. stone

  1 stone Com.
  2 rock, stone as a material Com.
  3 gem Qum, JLAtg, Gal, PTA, Syr, LJLA.
  4 stone-like objects . --(a) (usually + brd) hail stone OA, PTA, CPA, LJLA. --(b) piece of a brick Syr. --(c) piece of metal PTA. --(d) interpreted to mean a small building or column Syr.
  5 weight OfA, Nab, Syr.
  6 pl. (du?) : birthstool [Heb] Sam.

   Note especially Ishodadh's comment cited here on the Is 65:3 passage, which shows that later (at least Eastern) Syriac did not recognize this early usage.

   LS2: 4[3]. DJPA: 33b. DJBA: 75b. Jastrow: 7. Levy Ch-W: 1:5. Drower/Macuch: 4b. J. Payne-Smith: 2. Tal Sam: 4. DNWSI: 6. Audo: 1:5. BarBahlul: 17:17.


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