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brk vb. a/a(u) to bow; D to bless

  1 to bow BA, Nab, Palm, Hat, CPA, Syr, Man.
  2 (knee) to bend Syr. --(a) to crouch down Syr.
  3 to bless Syr, Man. --(a) p.p. see s.v. bryk adj. .

  1 to bless Com. --(a) to praise ( God or another divinity) Com. --(b) to call down divinity's blessing upon (person) Com. --(c) p.p. : praiseworthy (of God as opposed to "blessed" of people, which uses the G in this dialect) Syr. --(d) to congratulate Syr.
  2 to recite a benediction Gal.
  3 to provide in abundance JLAtg.

  1 to bow the knee Syr.
  2 to prostrate someone Syr. --(a) to make an animal crouch down Sam, Syr.

  1 to be blessed JLAtg, Gal, PTA, Sam, Syr, JBA, LJLA. --(a) to be consecrated Syr.

   Fassberg, JA 287.2(1999> brings the data for the G and D pass. ptcps. He totally faills to understand the obvious significance of his data, however; (i.e., as regards the subject that is being blessed as opposed to being praised) as is generally the case in that article.

   LS2: 189[96]. DJPA: 114a. DJBA: 246a. Jastrow: 195. Levy Ch-W: 1:115. Drower/Macuch: 70a. J. Payne-Smith: 55. Tal Sam: 116. DNWSI: 198.

brk, brkˀ, bwrkˀ (bŭroḵ, bu/irkā) n.f. knee

  1 knee Com. --(a) w. swm : to kneel Syr.
  2 knee shaped object . --(a) bow Syr. --(b) fig.: knee-shaped middle piece of a plow Syr, JBAg.

   See also s.v. ˀrkwbh.

   LS2: [96]. DJPA: 114a. DJBA: 206a. Jastrow: 195. Levy Ch-W: 1:115. Drower/Macuch: 57b. Payne-Smith: 613. J. Payne-Smith: 39. DNWSI: 202.

brk, brkˀ (brāḵ, brāḵā) v.n. #2genuflection

  1 genuflection Syr.
  2 blessing Syr, Man.

   LS2: 190[96]. Drower/Macuch: 70a. J. Payne-Smith: 56.

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