ܚܬܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the earlier unassimilated form ܚܕܬܐ (ḥeḏtāʾ), itself probably from the form ܐܚܕܬܐ (ʾəḥeḏtāʾ), from the root ܐ-ܚ-ܕ (IPA(key): /ʔ-ħ-d/) related to holding or containing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ħɛθtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ħɛθte(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܚܬܬܐ f (plural ܚܬܬܐ)

  1. bag, sack, pocket
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "xt" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 120a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 163b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 503b