ܡܘܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Ultimately from a Semitic source, possibly via Ancient Greek μύῤῥα (mýrrhā). Compare Arabic مُرّ (murr) and Hebrew מֹר (mōr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܡܘܪܐ m (uncountable)

  1. myrrh
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek μόρον (móron).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [morɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [more(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܘܪܐ f (plural ܡܘܪܐ)

  1. morus, mulberry tree
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Ancient Greek μοῖρα (moîra).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܡܘܪܐ f (plural ܡܪܣ ,ܡܝܪܣ ,ܡܘܪܐܣ ,ܡܘܪܣ)

  1. step, stage, level
  2. (geometry, geography, astronomy) degree (of a circle, of longitude/latitude, of a star, etc.)
  3. share, portion

Etymology 4[edit]

From Ancient Greek Μοῖρα (Moîra).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ܡܘܪܐ f

  1. (Greek mythology) Moera, Fate

References[edit]

  • "mwr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 190b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 259a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 729a