ܢܘܪܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܢ-ܘ-ܪ (IPA(key): /n-w-r/) related to illuminating. Compare Arabic نَوْرَة (nawra(t)) and Hebrew נוֹרָה (nôrâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [nurtɑ(ʔ)], [n(ə)wɑrtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [nurɑθɑ(ʔ)], [n(ə)wɑrɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܢܘܪܬܐ (transliteration needed) f (plural ܢܘܪܬܐ)

  1. hay
  2. flower; ranunculus, crowfoot
  3. arsenic
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [nawwɑrtɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [nawwɑrɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Adjective[edit]

ܢܘܪܬܐ (transliteration needed)

  1. feminine emphatic singular of ܢܘܪܐ
  2. feminine emphatic plural of ܢܘܪܐ

References[edit]

  • "nwrh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon. Retrieved 2011-06-01.
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 334b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 905a