ܡܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Hebrew מַר (mar).

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Noun[edit]

ܡܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܡܪܘܬܐ or 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 neededm (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