ܣܪܛܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܣ-ܪ-ܛ (IPA(key): /s-r-tˁ/) related to scratching. Compare Arabic شَرْط (šarṭ) and Hebrew שֶׂרֶט (śéreṭ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sɛrtˁɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [sɛrtˁe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܣܪܛܐ m (plural ܣܪܛܐ)

  1. line, dash
  2. scratch, gash
  3. (orthography) letter, character, tittle
Inflection[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ܣܪܛܐ m

  1. (orthography) Serto script

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܣ-ܪ-ܛ (IPA(key): /s-r-tˁ/) related to scratching.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [s(ə)rɑtˁɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [s(ə)rɑtˁe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܣܪܛܐ m (plural ܣܪܛܐ)

  1. incision
  2. writing
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From the root ܣ-ܪ-ܛ (IPA(key): /s-r-tˁ/) related to scratching.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sɑrtˁɑ(ʔ)], [sarrɑtˁɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [sɑrtˁe(ʔ)], [sarrɑtˁe(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܣܪܛܐ m (plural ܣܪܛܐ)

  1. limner, drawer
  2. designer
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "srT" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 237b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, p. 391b
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, p. 1046a