ܠܝܫܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܠ-ܘ-ܫ (IPA(key): /l-w-ʃ/) related to kneading. Compare Hebrew לַיִשׁ (láyiš). See also Armenian լավաշ (lavaš).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܠܝܫܐ m (uncountable)

  1. dough, paste
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܠ-ܘ-ܫ (IPA(key): /l-w-ʃ/) related to kneading.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [l(ə)jɑʃɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [l(ə)jɑʃe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܠܝܫܐ m (plural ܠܝܫܐ)

  1. kneading
  2. kneading trough
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "ly$" 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. 241b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 689b