ܠܝܛܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek λίτρα (lítra).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [litˁrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [litˁre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܠܝܛܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܠܝܛܪܐ)

  1. libra, (Roman) pound

Inflection[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • While this word is normally considered masculine, it may occassionally be feminine.

References[edit]

  • "lyTr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 172a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 241b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 688b