ܛܪܦܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic طَرَف (ṭaraf) and Hebrew טָרָף (ṭārāᵽ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tˁarpɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tˁarpe(ʔ)], [tˁarpɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܛܪܦܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܛܪܦܢܐ or ܛܪܦܐ)

  1. leaf (of a plant)
  2. (figuratively) leaf (of a book)
  3. (anatomy) lobe (e.g. of the ear, liver, lung, etc.); cartilage of the nose
  4. bran
Inflection[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܛ-ܪ-ܦ (IPA(key): /tˁ-r-p/) related to striking.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tˁarpɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [tˁarpe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܛܪܦܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܛܪܦܐ)

  1. striking
  2. collision
  3. stroke, blow
  4. movement, fluttering (e.g. of wings)
  5. beat, moment of time
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Trp" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 133a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 183a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 555b

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