ܡܪܩܩܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mar(qə)qɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [mar(qə)qe(ʔ)] (plural)

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܡܪܩܩܐ m (plural ܡܪܩܩܐ)

  1. (anatomy) abdomen; hypochondrium; belly, lower belly; entrails; groin
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܪ-ܩ-ܩ (IPA(key): /r-q-q/) related to being made thin by hammering.

Noun[edit]

ܡܪܩܩܐ m (plural ܡܪܩܩܐ)

  1. hilt, haft
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "mrqq"' in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 352b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 303b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 838b