ܝܠܕܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܘ-ܠ-ܕ (IPA(key): /w-l-d/), related to bearing children, from Proto-Semitic *wld; compare Arabic وَلَد (walad), Hebrew יֶלֶד (yéleḏ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [jaldɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [jalde(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܝܠܕܐ (yaldāʾ) m (plural ܝܠܕܐ)

  1. birth, childbirth, delivery, nativity
  2. birthday
  3. (astrology) horoscope
  4. offspring, brood
  5. (in the plural) children, descendants
  6. descent, generation
  7. inhabitant, resident
  8. produce, fruit

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • "yld"' in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon. Retrieved 2011-05-08.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, pp. 140b-141a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 192a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 573a-b