ܝܪܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܘ-ܪ-ܬ (IPA(key): /w-r-t/) related to inheriting. Compare Arabic وَارِث (wāriṯ) and Hebrew יוֹרֵשׁ (yôrēš).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [jɑrtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [jɑrte(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܝܪܬܐ m (plural ܝܪܬܐ)

  1. heir, inheritor
  2. possessor

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "yrt" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 145b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 198a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 586a