ܚܡܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ḥimār- (donkey). Compare Arabic حِمَار (ḥimār) and Hebrew חֲמוֹר (ḥămôr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħ(ə)mɑrɑ(ʔ)], [ħɛmrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħ(ə)mɑre(ʔ)], [ħɛmre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܡܪܐ c (plural ܚܡܪܐ ; singular feminine counterpart ܚܡܪܬܐ)

  1. donkey, ass, jack
  2. earthworm
  3. (figuratively, music) bridge (of a stringed instrument)
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Modified from above. Compare Arabic حَمَّار (ḥammār) and Hebrew חַמָּר (ḥammār).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħammɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħammɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܡܪܐ m (plural ܚܡܪܐ ; singular feminine counterpart ܚܡܪܬܐ)

  1. donkey driver
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ḫmr. Compare Arabic خَمْر (ḫamr) and Hebrew חֶמֶר (ḥémer).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħamrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħamre(ʔ)], [ħamrɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܡܪܐ m (plural ܚܡܪܢܐ ,ܚܡܪܐ)

  1. wine
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Modified from above. Compare Arabic خَمَّار (ḫammār).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħammɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħammɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܡܪܐ m (plural ܚܡܪܐ ; singular feminine counterpart ܚܡܪܬܐ)

  1. vintner
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "xmr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, pp. 108b-109a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 147b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 467b-468a