ܝܩܝܪܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ܝܩܝܪܐ (yaqqīrā(ʾ), heavy), from the root ܘ-ܩ-ܪ (IPA(key): /w-q-r/) related to heaviness + the abstract noun ending ܘܬܐ- (-ūṯā(ʾ)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܝܩܝܪܘܬܐ f (uncountable)

  1. weight, heaviness, gravity
  2. sluggishness
  3. seriousness, solemnity
  4. sobriety
  5. dignity, honor/honour
  6. furniture

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References[edit]

  • "yqyrw" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 144b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 196a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 582a