ܡܛܠܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܛ-ܠ-ܠ (IPA(key): /tˁ-l-l/) related to shading. Compare Arabic مِظَلَّة (miẓalla(t)) and Hebrew מְצִילָּה (məṣîllâ). The sense of "Sukkot" is a calque of Hebrew סֻכּוֹת (Sukkôṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [m(ə)tˁall(ə)θɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܡܛܠܬܐ (transliteration needed) f (plural ܡܛܐܠܠܐ ,ܡܛܐܠܐ ,ܡܛܠܠܐ ,ܡܛܠܐ)

  1. booth, hut, shed, tent, tabernacle, sukkah
  2. (Judaism, in the plural) Sukkot

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "mTlh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 126b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 267b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 748a