ܟܠܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܟ-ܠ-ܠ (IPA(key): /k-l-l/). Compare Hebrew כַּלָּה (kallâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kal(lə)θɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܟܠܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܟܠܠܬܐ or ܟܠܠܐ)

  1. bride
  2. any female affine: daughter-in-law, sister-in-law
  3. (anatomy) clitoris, prepuce, foreskin
  4. (botany) anemone coronaria, poppy anemone
Inflection[edit]
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܟ-ܠ-ܠ (IPA(key): /k-l-l/). Compare Arabic كِلَّة (killa(t)) and Hebrew כִּלָּה (killâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kɛl(lə)θɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܟܠܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܟܠܠܬܐ or ܟܠܠܐ)

  1. veil, shroud, covering, wrap
  2. curtain, canopy, bedcover
  3. mosquito net
  4. girdle
  5. (theology) angelic order
  6. (figuratively) abundance
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "klh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 155b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 216b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 627b-628a