ܚܘܛܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܘ-ܛ (IPA(key): /ħ-w-tˁ/) related to sewing. Compare Arabic خَيْط (ḫayṭ) and Hebrew חוּט (ḥûṭ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħutˁɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħutˁe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܘܛܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܚܘܛܐ)

  1. thread, string
  2. seam
  3. (anatomy) suture (of the skull)
  4. cord used for measuring
  5. fringe; headband, tassel
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܚܘܛܐ (transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. wantonness, lasciviousness
  2. gait (of a horse)
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References[edit]

  • "xwT" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 99b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 131a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 423a