ܝܪܩܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܘ-ܪ-ܩ (IPA(key): /w-r-q/), from Proto-Semitic *waraq- (leaf). Compare Arabic يَرَقَان (yaraqān), يَرْقَان (yarqān) and Hebrew יַרְקָן (yarqān), יַרְקוֹן (yarqôn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [jarqɑnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [jarqɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

Adjective[edit]

ܝܪܩܢܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܝܪܩܢܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܝܪܩܢܬܐ)

  1. pale, yellowish, greenish

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܝܪܩܢܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܝܪܩܢܐ)

  1. paleness, pallor
  2. yellow, green
  3. blight, mildew
  4. (pathology) jaundice; chlorosis, greensickness
  5. kind of yellow bird

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "yrqn" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 145a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 197b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 585b