ܟܪܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܟ-ܪ-ܐ (IPA(key): /k-r-ʔ/) related to being short.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kartɑ(ʔ)], [k(ə)rɑθɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܟܪܬܐ (transliteration needed) f (plural ܟܪܘܬܐ)

  1. (anatomy) large digit; thumb, big toe
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Arabic كُرَّاث (kurrāṯ) and Hebrew כְּרֵשָׁה (kərēšâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [karrɑθɑ(ʔ)], [kartɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [karrɑθe(ʔ)], [karrɑθɑ(ʔ)], [karrɑθɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܪܬܐ (transliteration needed) f (plural ܟܪܬܬܐ ,ܟܪܬܐ)

  1. leek
Inflection[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Arabic كَارَّة (kārra(t)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kɑrtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [kɑrɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܟܪܬܐ (transliteration needed) f (plural ܟܪܬܐ)

  1. bundle, pack
  2. burden, load
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "krt" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • "krh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, pp. 161b, 163b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 228b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 657a-b