ܡܡܠܠܘܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ܡܡܠܠܐ (mam(l)lā(ʾ), speech, diction), from the root ܡ-ܠ (IPA(key): /m-l/) related to speaking + the abstract noun ending ܘܬܐ- (-ūṯā(ʾ)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [m(ə)malluθɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܡܡܠܠܘܬܐ (transliteration needed) f (uncountable)

  1. speaking, discourse
  2. teaching, science, -logy

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References[edit]

  • "mmllw" 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