ܐܗܡܪܐܓܪ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Parthian 𐭀𐭇𐭌𐭓𐭊𐭓 (ʾḥmrkr [ahmārkar]) or Middle Persian 𐭠𐭬𐭠𐭫𐭪𐭫𐭩 (ʾmʾlkly [āmārgar]), from Old Persian *𐏃𐎶𐎠𐎼𐎣𐎼 (*hammārakara); compare Hebrew אֲמַרְכָּל (ʾămarkāl).

Pronunciation[edit]

Uncertain.

Noun[edit]

ܐܗܡܪܐܓܪ (ʾhmrʾgrm

  1. amargar, tribute or tax collector
  2. accountant

References[edit]

  • ")hmr)gr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon. Retrieved 2014-01-27.
  • Claudia A. Ciancaglini, Iranian loanwords in Syriac, Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, 2008, ISBN 3895006246, p. 39
  • Jessie Payne Margoliouth, Supplement to the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, 1927, p. 5b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 12a