ܡܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Hebrew מַר (mar).

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Noun[edit]

ܡܪܐ (transliteration needed) m (plural ܡܪܘܬܐ ,ܡܪܝܐ ; singular feminine counterpart ܡܪܬܐ)

  1. lord, master, ruler
  2. prince, satrap
  3. patrician, noble
  4. owner
  5. employer
  6. rewarder
  7. author
  8. (in the plural) neighbors/neighbours
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Akkadian 𒄑𒈥 (marru [GEŠMAR]). Compare Arabic مَرّ (marr) and Ancient Greek μάρρον (márrhon).

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [marrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [marre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܪܐ (transliteration needed) m (plural ܡܪܐ)

  1. shovel, spade, hoe, mattock
  2. mallet
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Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ܡ-ܪ-ܪ (IPA(key): /m-r-r/) related to bitterness.

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Noun[edit]

ܡܪܐ (transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. bitterness
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References[edit]

  • "mr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • "mry" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, pp. 190b-191a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, pp. 247b, 298a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 823b-824b