ܡܟܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܡ-ܟ-ܟ (IPA(key): /m-k-k/) related to being low.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܡܟܘܬܐ f (uncountable)

  1. lowness
  2. humility, meekness
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Akkadian makkūtu[Cuneiform?].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mɑxuθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [mɑxwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܟܘܬܐ f (plural ܡܟܘܬܐ)

  1. (colloquial) ship, boat
  2. (fishing) inflated-skin raft used by fishermen
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mɑxuθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [mɑxwɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܟܘܬܐ f (plural ܡܟܘܬܐ)

  1. Alternative form of ܡܚܘܬܐ.
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [makkuθɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [mak(kə)wɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܟܘܬܐ f (plural ܡܟܘܬܐ)

  1. Alternative form of ܡܟܘܬܬܐ.
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 5[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܡܟܘܬܐ

  1. absolute singular of ܡܟܘܬܬܐ

References[edit]

  • "mkw" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon. Retrieved 2013-05-11.
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 271a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 757b