ܚܘܠܦܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħulpɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħulpe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܘܠܦܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܚܘܠܦܐ)

  1. (botany) kind of shrub: reed, willow
Inflection[edit]

Irregular absolute and construct singular with a varying Waw.

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܠ-ܦ (IPA(key): /ħ-l-p/) related to changing; compare Hebrew חִלּוּף (ḥillûᵽ). The sense of "apposition" is a calque of Arabic بَدَل (badal).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħullɑfɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħullɑfe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܘܠܦܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܚܘܠܦܐ)

  1. difference, change
  2. exchange, replacement
  3. recompense
  4. succession, following
  5. price
  6. (grammar) interchangeability (e.g. of letters)
  7. (grammar) apposition
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "xwlp" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 106b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 132a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 426b-427a