ܡܠܘܫܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ܡܠܘܫܐ (malwāšāʾ, zodiac sign; horoscope), from Akkadian *mul-lumāšu[Cuneiform?] + the abstract noun ending ܘܬܐ- (-ūṯāʾ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [malwɑʃuθɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܡܠܘܫܘܬܐ f (uncountable)

  1. astrology

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "mlw$w" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 185a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 766a