ܐܪܫܟܝܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Nominalized from the feminine emphatic form of the adjective ܐܪܫܟܝ (ʾĀreš(ə)ḵāy, Arsacid), from the proper noun ܐܪܫܟ (ʾAršaḵ, Arsaces), ultimately from Old Persian 𐎠𐎼𐏁𐎣 (Aršaka).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʔɑrɛʃ(ə)xɑjtɑ(ʔ)], [ʔarrɛʃ(ə)xɑjtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʔɑrɛʃ(ə)xɑjɑθɑ(ʔ)], [ʔarrɛʃ(ə)xɑjɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܐܪܫܟܝܬܐ f (plural ܐܪܫܟܝܬܐ)

  1. capital city

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • ")r$ky" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 20b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 30a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 105a