ܠܥܙܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܠ-ܥ-ܙ (IPA(key): /l-ʕ-z/) related to chirping. Compare Hebrew לַעַז (láʿaz).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [lɛʕzɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [lɛʕze(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܠܥܙܐ (transliteration needed) m (plural ܠܥܙܐ)

  1. sound, voice
  2. (phonetics) pronunciation
  3. word, speech, utterance
  4. tongue, language, dialect

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "l(z" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 174a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 244a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 694a-b