ܡܠܐܟܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܠ-ܐ-ܟ (IPA(key): /l-ʔ-k/) related to sending a messenger, from Proto-Semitic *lʾk. Compare Arabic مَلَاك (malāk) and Hebrew מַלְאָךְ (malʾāḵ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [malʔăxɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [malʔăxe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܠܐܟܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܡܠܐܟܐ)

  1. messenger
  2. angel

Inflection[edit]

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References[edit]

  • "ml)k" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon. Retrieved 2011-11-08.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 167a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 275a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 764a