ܚܫܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܚ-ܫ (IPA(key): /ħ-ʃ/) related to suffering. Compare Arabic حَسَّ (ḥass) and Hebrew חוּשׁ (ḥûš).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħaʃʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħaʃʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܫܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܚܫܐ)

  1. feeling, sensation, sense
  2. pain, suffering
  3. disease, sickness
  4. sadness, sorrow, mourning
  5. remorse, contrition
  6. disturbance, impulse
  7. (Christianity) Passion
  8. passion, lust, desire, affection
  9. ambition, zeal
  10. sin, vice
  11. (grammar) passive voice
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Akkadian ḫašû[Cuneiform needed].

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħaʃʃɑ(ʔ)], [ħɑʃɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܚܫܐ (transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. thyme
Inflection[edit]
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • "x$" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 118a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 160b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 497a-b