ܚܘܪܐ

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܘ-ܪ (IPA(key): /ħ-w-r/) related to whitening. Compare Arabic حَوَّارَى (ḥawwārā) and Hebrew חוּר (ḥûr), חִוֵּר (ḥiwwēr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħɛwwɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħɛwwɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Adjective[edit]

ܚܘܪܐ m (plural ܚܘܪܐ ; singular feminine counterpart ܚܘܪܬܐ)

  1. white, silvery, clear, bright
Inflection[edit]
Antonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܚܘܪܐ m (plural ܚܘܪܐ ; singular feminine counterpart ܚܘܪܬܐ)

  1. white (color)
  2. (numismatics) silver coin
  3. white pepper
  4. various trees and plants: white alder, white vine
  5. white metal, tin
  6. sheep
  7. (in the plural) white garments
  8. (anatomy) sclera, white of the eye
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܘ-ܪ (IPA(key): /ħ-w-r/) related to whitening. Compare Arabic حَوْر (ḥawr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħawrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħawre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܘܪܐ m (plural ܚܘܪܐ)

  1. various trees: white poplar, alder
  2. cinder, burnt out coal
  3. yearling lamb
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܘ-ܪ (IPA(key): /ħ-w-r/) related to gazing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħawrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħawre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܘܪܐ m (plural ܚܘܪܐ)

  1. vision, sight, gaze
  2. aspect, look, appearance
  3. spectacle
  4. pattern
  5. likeness, example, model, copy
  6. time
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܘ-ܪ (IPA(key): /ħ-w-r/) related to gazing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħawwɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħawwɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Adjective[edit]

ܚܘܪܐ m (plural ܚܘܪܐ ; singular feminine counterpart ܚܘܪܬܐ)

  1. envious, jealous, gluttonous, greedy
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 5[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܘ-ܪ (IPA(key): /ħ-w-r/) related to gazing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħ(ə)wɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħ(ə)wɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܘܪܐ m (plural ܚܘܪܐ)

  1. look, glance, gazing
  2. consideration, contemplation
  3. aim, intention
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 6[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܪ-ܪ (IPA(key): /ħ-r-r/). Compare Arabic خُرّ (ḫurr) and Hebrew חֹר (ḥōr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħorɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħore(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܘܪܐ m (plural ܚܘܪܐ)

  1. hole, aperture
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "xwr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, pp. 100b, 115a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 134a-b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 432a-b