ܢܫܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *našr-. The sense of "gable" is a calque of Ancient Greek ἀετός (aetós).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [nɛʃrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [nɛʃre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܢܫܪܐ m (plural ܢܫܪܐ)

  1. eagle
  2. name of a mythical plant
  3. (botany) fern
  4. (architecture) gable, pediment
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Proper noun[edit]

ܢܫܪܐ m

  1. (astronomy) Aquila
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [nɑʃrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [nɑʃre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܢܫܪܐ m (plural ܢܫܪܐ)

  1. cobbler's glue
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "n$r" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 215b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 354b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 954b