ܡܣܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܡ-ܣ-ܐ (IPA(key): /m-s-ʔ/) related to putrefying. Compare Kurdish ماست (mast) and Persian ماست (mast).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [m(ə)sɑθɑ(ʔ)], [mass(ə)θɑ(ʔ)], [mastɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܡܣܬܐ (transliteration needed) f (uncountable)

  1. rennet, coagulum, sour curdled milk
  2. fermentation
  3. yoghurt/yogurt
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mɛss(ə)θɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܡܣܬܐ (transliteration needed) f (uncountable)

  1. that which is enough; right amount, satiety, sufficiency, abundance
  2. portion
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܡܣܬܐ (transliteration needed) f (uncountable)

  1. Alternative spelling of ܡܣܐܬܐ
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "msh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 188a-b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 287a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 796a-b