ܚܐܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Akkadian [script?] (ḫimētu). Compare Hebrew חֶמְאָה (ḥemʾâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܚܐܘܬܐ f (uncountable)

  1. butter
  2. thickened milk, clotted cream

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "x)wh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 93a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 121a-b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 402a