ܙܥܦܪܢ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic زَعْفَرَان (zaʿfarān), from Persian زرپران (zarparân). Compare Hebrew זְעַפְרָן (zəʿaᵽrān).

Pronunciation[edit]

Uncertain.

Noun[edit]

ܙܥܦܪܢ m

  1. (botany) crocus, saffron

References[edit]

  • "z(prn" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 391a