ܟܘܪܗܢܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the root ܟ-ܪ-ܗ (IPA(key): /k-r-h/) related to sickness.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kurhɑnɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [kurhɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܘܪܗܢܐ m (plural ܟܘܪܗܢܐ)

  1. (pathology) sickness, illness, disease, malady, infirmity
  2. (figuratively) hurt, harm, pain, misfortune; evil, mischief
  3. weakness
  4. (religion) heresy
  5. (grammar) hollowness, weakness of letters

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References[edit]

  • "kwrhn" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 162a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 211a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 613a