ܡܟܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic مَكْر (makr).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [m(ə)xɑrɑ(ʔ)], [maxrɑ(ʔ)], [makkɑrɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܡܟܪܐ (transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) minium, red lead
  2. red pigment
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [m(ə)xɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [m(ə)xɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܟܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܡܟܪܐ)

  1. (agriculture) irrigated land
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ܟ-ܪ-ܐ (IPA(key): /k-r-ʔ/) related to being short.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [maxrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [maxre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܟܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܡܟܪܐ)

  1. (dialectal) small-mouthed pitcher or flagon
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

From the root ܡ-ܟ-ܪ (IPA(key): /m-k-r/) related to betrothing. Compare Hebrew מוֹכֵר (môḵēr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mɑxrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [mɑxre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܟܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܡܟܪܐ)

  1. betrothed, fiancé; husband
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "mkr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 183a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 272b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 761a-b