ܡܡܠܠܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܡ-ܠ-ܠ (IPA(key): /m-l-l/) related to speaking. Compare Hebrew מֶלֶל (mélel).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܡܡܠܠܐ m (uncountable)

  1. speech, diction
  2. talk, discourse, dissertation, treatise, homily
  3. (grammar) sentence; pronunciation
  4. tongue, language, dialect
  5. voice
  6. eloquence, style

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "mmll" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 183b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 279b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 777a