ܡܣܪܩܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܣ-ܪ-ܩ (IPA(key): /s-r-q/) related to combing. Compare Hebrew מַסְרֵק (masrēq).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [masr(ə)qɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [masr(ə)qe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܣܪܩܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܡܣܪܩܐ)

  1. comb
  2. (anatomy) instep
  3. stonecutter's tool
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܣ-ܪ-ܩ (IPA(key): /s-r-q/) related to depriving.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [m(ə)sarqɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [m(ə)sarqe(ʔ)] (plural)

Adjective[edit]

ܡܣܪܩܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܡܣܪܩܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܡܣܪܩܬܐ)

  1. poor
  2. vain
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "msrq" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 238b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 795b-796a