ܐܣܦܣ

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀσπίς (aspís).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔɛspɛs] (singular and plural)

Noun[edit]

ܐܣܦܣ f (plural ܐܣܦܣ)

  1. snake, adder, asp (especially Egyptian cobra)
  2. tortoise

References[edit]

  • ")sps" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 15b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 24b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 77a