ܢܟܣܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ܢ-ܟ-ܣ (IPA(key): /n-k-s/) related to sacrificing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [nɛxs(ə)θɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [nɛxsɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܢܟܣܬܐ f (plural ܢܟܣܬܐ)

  1. slaughter, slaying, immolation
  2. victim, sacrifice
  3. butchered animal, meat, flesh

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "nksh" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 204b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 340a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 919b