ܙܠܡܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܙ-ܠ-ܡ (IPA(key): /z-l-m/) related to crookedness.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [z(ə)lɑmɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [z(ə)lɑme(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܙܠܡܐ m (plural ܙܠܡܐ)

  1. crookedness
  2. strabismus
  3. crooked writing
  4. fault, error
  5. (grammar, orthography) name of a vowel mark equivalent to /ɛ/ or /e/
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܙ-ܠ-ܡ (IPA(key): /z-l-m/) related to crookedness.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [zɛlmɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [zɛlme(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܙܠܡܐ m (uncountable)

  1. twisting, winding
  2. distortion, perversity, defect
  3. vice, anger
  4. opposition
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "zlm" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 89a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 117a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 384a