ܛܦܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Arabic ظُفْر (ẓufr) and Hebrew צִפֹּרֶן (ṣippōren). The senses of "onycha" and "onyx" are calques of Ancient Greek ὄνυξ (ónuks).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tˁɛfrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tˁɛfre(ʔ)], [tˁɛfrɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܛܦܪܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܛܦܪܬܐ or ܛܦܪܐ)

  1. (anatomy) fingernail, toenail
  2. (figuratively) anything resembling a nail
  3. claw, talon, hoof
  4. crag
  5. (pathology) hypopyon
  6. onycha
  7. onyx

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Tpr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 131b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 181a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 548a

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