ܕܪܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܕ-ܘ-ܪ (IPA(key): /d-w-r/) related to dwelling. Compare Arabic دَارَة (dāra(t)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [dɑrtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [dɑre(ʔ)], [dɑrɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܕܪܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܕܪܬܐ or ܕܪܐ)

  1. homestead, dwelling
  2. enclosure, pen, fold, yard
  3. (architecture) atrium, court, hall

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "drh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 61b
  • 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. 326a