ܐܘܟܠܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܐ-ܟ-ܠ (IPA(key): /ʔ-k-l/) related to eating. Compare Arabic أُكُل (ʾukul) and Hebrew אֹכֶל (ʾṓḵel).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܐܘܟܠܐ m (uncountable)

  1. food
  2. gorging

References[edit]

  • ")wkl" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 9a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 5b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 15a