ܚܡܘܨܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܡ-ܨ (IPA(key): /ħ-m-sˁ/) related to sourness. Compare Arabic حُمُوضَة (ħumūḍa(t)) and Hebrew חֻמְצִיּוּת (ħumṣiyyûṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħammusˁuθɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܚܡܘܨܘܬܐ (transliteration needed) f (uncountable)

  1. sourness, acidity, sharpness

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "xmwcw" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 108b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 146a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 461b