ܠܚܡܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܠ-ܚ-ܡ (IPA(key): /l-ħ-m/) related to eating. Compare Arabic لَحْم (laḥm) and Hebrew לֶחֶם (léḥem).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [laħmɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [laħme(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܠܚܡܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܠܚܡܐ)

  1. bread
  2. loaf, cake (of bread)
  3. meal
  4. food, victuals
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܠ-ܚ-ܡ (IPA(key): /l-ħ-m/) related to threatening.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [l(ə)ħɑmɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [l(ə)ħɑme(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܠܚܡܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܠܚܡܐ)

  1. torment
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "lxm" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 171b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 240b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 685b-686a

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