ܡܥܦܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܥ-ܦ-ܪ (IPA(key): /ʕ-p-r/) related to cloaking. Compare Mishnaic Hebrew מַעְפּוֹרֶת (maʿpốreṯ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [maʕp(ə)rɑ(ʔ)], [m(ə)ʕafrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [maʕp(ə)re(ʔ)], [m(ə)ʕafre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܥܦܪܐ m (plural ܡܥܦܪܐ)

  1. cloak, hood
  2. (ecclesiastical) large square linen eucharistic vestment, amice, cope

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "m(pr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon. Retrieved 2013-04-21.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 260a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 290a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 803b