ܘܝܠܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either from Latin vēlum or Ancient Greek βῆλον (bêlon).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [we(j)lɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [we(j)le(ʔ)], [welas] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܘܝܠܐ (transliteration needed) f (plural ܘܝܠܣ ,ܘܝܠܐ)

  1. veil, curtain, cover

References[edit]

  • "wl)" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 81b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 108a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 358a