ܚܐܪܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܪ (IPA(key): /ħ-r/) related to freedom. Compare Arabic حُرِّيَّة (ḥurrayya(t)) and Hebrew חֵרוּת (ḥērûṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħe(ʔ)ruθɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܚܐܪܘܬܐ (transliteration needed) f (uncountable)

  1. liberty, freedom, free will
  2. (figuratively) nobility, good breeding
  3. generosity, good manners, politeness
  4. continence

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References[edit]

  • "xyryw" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 115a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 122a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 403a