ܒܘܪܟܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *birk-, *bark- (knee).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [burkɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [burke(ʔ)], [burkɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܒܘܪܟܐ f (plural ܒܘܪܟܬܐ ,ܒܘܪܟܐ)

  1. (anatomy) knee
  2. kneeling, genuflection/genuflexion
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܒ-ܪ-ܟ (IPA(key): /b-r-k/) related to blessing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [burrɑxɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [burrɑxe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܒܘܪܟܐ m (plural ܒܘܪܟܐ)

  1. benediction
  2. blessing, gift
  3. good
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Etymology 3[edit]

From early Middle Persian *bōrak[script?].

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܒܘܪܟܐ m (uncountable)

  1. borax
  2. niter/nitre
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