ܐܝܠܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic أَيِّل (ʾayyil) and Hebrew אַיָּל (ʾayyāl).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔajlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔajle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܐܝܠܐ m (plural ܐܝܠܐ ; singular feminine counterpart ܐܝܠܬܐ)

  1. stag, hart (male deer)
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Hebrew אֱיָל (ʾĕyāl).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [(ʔə)jɑlɑ(ʔ)], [ʔijɑlɑ(ʔ)], [ʔajjɑlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [(ʔə)jɑle(ʔ)], [ʔijɑle(ʔ)], [ʔajjɑle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܐܝܠܐ m (plural ܐܝܠܐ)

  1. help, aid, assistance, succor/succour
  2. helper, defender
Inflection[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • ")yl" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, pp. 7b, 8a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 13b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 34b