ܚܪܝܥܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܪ-ܥ (IPA(key): /ħ-r-ʕ/). Compare Arabic خِرِّيع (ḫirrīʿ) and Hebrew חָרִיעַ (ḥārîaʿ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħ(ə)riʕɑ(ʔ)], [ħarriʕɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħ(ə)riʕe(ʔ)], [ħarriʕe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܪܝܥܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܚܪܝܥܐ)

  1. (botany) safflower

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "xry(" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 157b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 491a