ܕܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܕ-ܘ-ܪ (IPA(key): /d-w-r/) related to going around. Compare Arabic دَار (dār) and Hebrew דּוֹר (dôr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [dɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [dɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܕܪܐ m (plural ܕܪܐ)

  1. generation, age, time, epoch
  2. circle or revolution of the year
  3. century, hundred years
  4. (ecclesiastical) procession
Inflection[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܕ-ܪ-ܪ (IPA(key): /d-r-r/) related to fighting.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [darrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [darre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܕܪܐ m (plural ܕܪܐ)

  1. wrestling, wrestling match
  2. contest
  3. striving, struggle
  4. fight, combat
  5. battle, war
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܕܪܐ

  1. emphatic plural of ܕܪܬܐ

References[edit]

  • "dr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon. Retrieved 2011-05-16.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, pp. 61b, 69b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 97a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 319b