ܐܝܠܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic أُيَّلَة (ʾayyala(t)) and Hebrew אַיָּלָה (ʾayyālâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔajl(ə)θɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔajlɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܐܝܠܬܐ (transliteration needed) f (plural ܐܝܠܬܐ ; singular masculine counterpart ܐܝܠܐ)

  1. doe, hind (female deer)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Either a diminutive of ܐܝܠܢܐ (ʾīlānā(ʾ), tree) or from Hebrew אֵלָה (ʾēlâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔiltɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔi(l)lɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܐܝܠܬܐ (transliteration needed) f (plural ܐܝܠܠܬܐ)

  1. small tree, bush, shrub; branch
  2. (by extension) forest
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References[edit]

  • ")ylh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 7b
  • 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. 35b