ܡܫܟܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *mašk-. Compare Arabic مَسْك (mask).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mɛʃkɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [mɛʃke(ʔ)], [mɛʃkɑne(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܫܟܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܡܫܟܢܐ or ܡܫܟܐ)

  1. (anatomy) skin, hide, fell
  2. leather
  3. peel, rind, zest
  4. tribute
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܡ-ܫ-ܟ (IPA(key): /m-ʃ-k/) related to drying up.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [m(ə)ʃɑxɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [m(ə)ʃɑxe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܡܫܟܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܡܫܟܐ)

  1. carelessness, negligence
  2. fasting, hunger
  3. (in the plural) trifles, follies, absurdities, nonsense
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "m$k" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 193b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 306b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 846b-847a