ܚܪܘܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܪ (IPA(key): /ħ-r/) related to freedom. Compare Hebrew חֲרִיר (ḥărîr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħ(ə)rurɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħ(ə)rure(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܪܘܪܐ m (plural ܚܪܘܪܐ)

  1. (in the plural) freedom, emancipation, enfranchisement, manumission, deliverance, discharge
  2. (in the plural) certificate of emancipation
  3. hole, opening, perforation
  4. eye (of a needle)
  5. cell (of a honeycomb)
  6. rictus
  7. (anatomy) pore (of the skin)
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħɑrorɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħɑrore(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܪܘܪܐ m (plural ܚܪܘܪܐ ; singular feminine counterpart ܚܪܘܪܬܐ)

  1. liberator
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "xrwr"' in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 115a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 156b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 488a-b