ܠܘܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek λύρα (lúra).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [lurɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [lure(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܠܘܪܐ f (plural ܠܘܪܐ)

  1. lyre
Inflection[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ܠܘܪܐ f

  1. (astronomy) Lyra

Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek λαῦρα (laûra).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [lawrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [lawre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܠܘܪܐ m (plural ܠܘܪܐ)

  1. monastery
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Compare Latin laurus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [lɑwrɑ(ʔ)], [lɑwɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [lɑwre(ʔ)], [lɑwɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܠܘܪܐ m (plural ܠܘܪܐ)

  1. (botany) kind of pulse
  2. saddle
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "lwr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 170b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 238b
  • Robert Payne Smith, Thesaurus Syriacus, 1879-1901, p. 1917
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 681a-b