ܐܠܝܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic أَلْيَة (ʾalya(t)) and Hebrew אַלְיָה (ʾalyâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔɛlliθɑ(ʔ)], [ʔalliθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔɛljɑθɑ(ʔ)], [ʔaljɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܐܠܝܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܐܠܝܬܐ)

  1. (animal anatomy) sheep tail
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܐ-ܠ-ܐ (IPA(key): /ʔ-l-ʔ/) related to wailing. Compare Mishnaic Hebrew אַלָּאִית (ʾallāʾîṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔallɑjtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔallɑjɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܐܠܝܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܐܠܝܬܐ)

  1. mourner, wailer, weeper
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Possibly corrupted from ܠܠܝܬܐ (lellīṯāʾ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔallɑjtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔallɑjɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܐܠܝܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܐܠܝܬܐ, singular masculine counterpart ܐܠܝܐ)

  1. (mythology) (possibly) centaur
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • ")lyh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 10a, b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 18a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 49b-50a