ܛܝܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܛ-ܘ-ܪ (IPA(key): /tˁ-w-r/) related to flying. Compare Arabic طَيْر (ṭayr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tˁajrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tˁajre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܛܝܪܐ f (plural ܛܝܪܐ)

  1. bird (especially bird of prey), birds
  2. winged insect
Inflection[edit]
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Proper noun[edit]

ܛܝܪܐ f

  1. (astronomy) name of a star

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Hebrew טִירָה (ṭîrâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tˁ(ə)jɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tˁ(ə)jɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܛܝܪܐ m (plural ܛܝܪܐ)

  1. hurdle
  2. enclosure, sheepfold
  3. flock, herd
  4. convent
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Tyr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 126a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 172b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 527b-528a