ܡܪܥܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܡ-ܪ-ܥ (IPA(key): /m-r-ʕ/) related to sickness, from Proto-Semitic *mrḍ. Compare Arabic مَرَض (maraḍ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [marʕɑ(ʔ)], [mɛrʕɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [marʕe(ʔ)], [mɛrʕe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܪܥܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܡܪܥܐ)

  1. (pathology) sickness, illness, disease

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "mr(" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 192b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 302b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 837a