ܚܨܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from an earlier uncontracted form ܚܪܨܐ (ḥarṣāʾ). Compare Hebrew חֲלָצַיִם (ḥălāṣáyim).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħasˁsˁɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħasˁsˁe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܨܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܚܨܐ)

  1. (anatomy) back, hip, haunch, loin, kidney
  2. (figuratively) back, surface, highest part, summit

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "xc" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 114a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 154a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 482b-483a