ܙܡܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܙ-ܡ-ܪ (IPA(key): /z-m-r/) related to singing. Compare Arabic زَمْر (zamr) and Hebrew זֶמֶר (zémer).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܙܡܪܐ m (uncountable)

  1. song, singing
  2. music
  3. revelling, carousing
  4. feast
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܙ-ܡ-ܪ (IPA(key): /z-m-r/) related to singing. Compare Arabic زَمَّار (zammār) and Hebrew זַמָּר (zammār).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [zammɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [zammɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܙܡܪܐ m (plural ܙܡܪܐ ; singular feminine counterpart ܙܡܪܬܐ)

  1. singer, musician
  2. psalmist
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "zmr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 89b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 118a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 387a

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