ܣܥܪܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic. Compare Arabic شَعْر (šaʿr) and Hebrew שֵׂעָר (śēʿār).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [saʕrɑ(ʔ)], [s(ə)ʕɑrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [saʕre(ʔ)], [s(ə)ʕɑre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܣܥܪܐ (transliteration needed) m (plural ܣܥܪܐ)

  1. (anatomy) hair (collection on head)
  2. feather
  3. (figuratively) leaf, fiber/fibre
Inflection[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܣ-ܥ-ܪ (IPA(key): /s-ʕ-r/) related to visiting.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [saʕrɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [saʕre(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܣܥܪܐ (transliteration needed) m (plural ܣܥܪܐ)

  1. visitation
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܣܥܪܐ (transliteration needed)

  1. emphatic plural of ܣܥܪܬܐ
Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ܣܥܪܐ (transliteration needed)

  1. absolute singular of ܣܥܪܬܐ
Pronunciation[edit]
  • IPA(key): [s(ə)ʕɑrɑ(ʔ)]

References[edit]

  • "s(r" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 233a
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 384b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1028a