ܡܛܘܚܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܡ-ܛ-ܚ (IPA(key): /m-tˁ-ħ/) related to licking the fingers.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mɑtˁoħtɑ(ʔ)], [matˁtˁoħtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [mɑtˁoħɑθɑ(ʔ)], [matˁtˁoħɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܛܘܚܬܐ f (plural ܡܛܘܚܬܐ)

  1. (anatomy) index finger, forefinger

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "mTwxh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 266b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 744b