ܣܟܠܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܣ-ܟ-ܠ (IPA(key): /s-k-l/) related to foolishness. Compare Hebrew סֶכֶל (séḵel).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [saxlɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [saxle(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܣܟܠܐ (transliteration neededm (plural ܣܟܠܐ, singular feminine counterpart ܣܟܠܬܐ)

  1. fool
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܣ-ܟ-ܠ (IPA(key): /s-k-l/) related to foolishness.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܣܟܠܐ (transliteration needed) m (uncountable)

  1. folly, foolishness, stupidity
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "skl" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 228b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 377b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1010a-b