ܐܘܟܡܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the root ܐ-ܟ-ܡ (IPA(key): /ʔ-k-m/) related to blackening. Compare Hebrew אָכֹם (ʾāḵōm).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔukkɑmɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔukkɑme(ʔ)] (plural)

Adjective[edit]

ܐܘܟܡܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܐܘܟܡܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܐܘܟܡܬܐ)

  1. black, dark, sunburnt
  2. (figuratively) obscure

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Noun[edit]

ܐܘܟܡܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܐܘܟܡܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܐܘܟܡܬܐ)

  1. black (color)
  2. negro, Moor, Nubian, sub-Saharan African, black person
  3. (in the plural) black garments worn by Abbasids, judges, or those in mourning
  4. (anatomy) pupil

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References[edit]

  • ")wkm" 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. 15b