ܚܘܠܕܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܠ-ܕ (IPA(key): /ħ-l-d/) related to crawling. Compare Arabic خُلْد (ḫuld) and Hebrew חֹלֶד (ḥōleḏ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħuldɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħulde(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܘܠܕܐ m (plural ܚܘܠܕܐ)

  1. mole (animal)
Inflection[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܠ-ܕ (IPA(key): /ħ-l-d/) related to crawling.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܚܘܠܕܐ m (uncountable)

  1. creeping, crawling
  2. subreption
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "xwld"' in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 105a
  • Marcus Jastrow, A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature, 1903
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 131b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 425b-426a