ܕܘܥܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܘ-ܕ-ܥ (IPA(key): /w-d-ʕ/), from Proto-Semitic *wḏʿ. Compare Hebrew זֵעָה (zēʿâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [duʕtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [duʕte(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܕܘܥܬܐ (transliteration neededc (plural ܕܘܥܬܐ)

  1. sweat, perspiration
  2. (figuratively) work, toil
  3. juice
  4. fluid, resin
  5. foam

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References[edit]

  • "dw(h" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 68b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 87a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 285a-b