ܡܠܟܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *malk-. Compare Arabic مَلِكَة (malika(t)) and Hebrew מַלְכָּה (malkâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [malk(ə)θɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [malkɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܠܟܬܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܡܠܟܬܐ, singular masculine counterpart ܡܠܟܐ)

  1. any ruler; queen, empress, princess, toparch
  2. governor of a province

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References[edit]

  • "mlkh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 186a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 278a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 773a