ܢܘܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *nūr-. Cognate with Arabic نُور (nūr) and Hebrew נוּר (nûr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܢܘܪܐ (transliteration neededf (plural ܢܘܪܘܬܐ)

  1. fire, conflagration
  2. (in the plural) volcanoes
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Akkadian 𒈾𒈠𒊒𒌝 (nāmaru [NA.MA.RU.UM]).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [nawrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [nawre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܢܘܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܢܘܪܐ)

  1. mirror
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Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ܢ-ܘ-ܪ (IPA(key): /n-w-r/) related to shying.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܢܘܪܐ (transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. shying, dreading, fearing
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Etymology 4[edit]

From the root ܢ-ܘ-ܪ (IPA(key): /n-w-r/) related to shying.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [nawwɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [nawwɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Adjective[edit]

ܢܘܪܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܢܘܪܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܢܘܪܬܐ)

  1. terrified, fearful, daunted
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "nwr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon. Retrieved 2011-11-22.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 200b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 334a-b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 904a-b