ܚܠܦ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܠ-ܦ (IPA(key): /ħ-l-p/) related to changing. Compare Hebrew חָלַף (ḥālaᵽ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ܚܠܦ (transliteration needed)

  1. to change
  2. to exchange

Etymology 2[edit]

Derived from ܚܠܘܦܬܐ (ḥālōᵽtāʾ, razor).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ܚܠܦ (transliteration needed)

  1. to shear, to shave

Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܠ-ܦ (IPA(key): /ħ-l-p/) related to changing. Compare Hebrew חֵלֶף (ḥḗleᵽ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ܚܠܦ (transliteration needed)

  1. (preceding ) the fact that, because
  2. (preceding -ܗܝ ܕ) so that, in order that
  3. (preceding ܕܠܐ) lest

Preposition[edit]

ܚܠܦ (transliteration needed)

  1. for, instead of, in place of
  2. on account of, according to
Inflection[edit]

Takes type-II suffixes.

References[edit]

  • "xlp" 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. 144a-b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 458b-459a