ܝܠܘܦܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܝ-ܠ-ܦ (IPA(key): /j-l-p/) related to learning.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [jɑlofɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [jɑlofe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܝܠܘܦܐ m (plural ܝܠܘܦܐ ; singular feminine counterpart ܝܠܘܦܬܐ)

  1. disciple, student, pupil, learner
  2. beginner

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "ylwp" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 141a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 192b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 574a