ܣܟܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Akkadian sakiru[Cuneiform?].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sakk(ə)rɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [sakk(ə)re(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܣܟܪܐ f (plural ܣܟܪܐ)

  1. shield, buckler, scutum, target
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Akkadian sikru[Cuneiform?]. Compare Hebrew סֶכֶר (séḵer).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [s(ə)xɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [s(ə)xɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܣܟܪܐ m (plural ܣܟܪܐ)

  1. shutting
  2. stoppage, block, obstacle, barrier, obstruction
  3. (pathology) obstruction in the liver
  4. (architecture) dam, floodgate, mole, bulwark
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "skr" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 229a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 378a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 1011b-1012a